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Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland 1845


A village in the parish of Kilseily, barony of Lower Tulla, Co. Clare, Munster.   It stands 7 miles west of Killaloe, on the road thence to Ennis.  In its vicinity are Lough Doon, and the mansions of Hurleston and Doon, the seats respectively of Mr. Bentley and Mr. Butler.  A dispensary in the village is within the Limerick Poor-law union, and serves for a population of 9,913; and, in 1839-40, its receipts amounted to 85 4s., and its expenditure to 80 13s. Fairs are held on June 21, and Nov. 21.  Area of the village, 12 acres.  Pop., in 1831, 383; in 1841, 316.   Houses 55.

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland, 1845
Courtesy of Clare Local Studies Project

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