ARDRESS, a village, in the parish of KILLAGHTON, barony Of KILCONNELL, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 5? miles (S. W.) from Ballinasloe; containing 136 inhabitants.
KILLAGHTON, or KILLALAGHTON, a parish, partly in the barony of CLONMACNOON, but chiefly in that of KILCONNELL, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 5? miles (S. w.) from Ballinasloe, near the road from that place to Loughrea ; containing 2879 inhabitants, This parish comprises 7248 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, about one-third of which is arable. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Clonfert, forming part of the union of Aughrim ; the rectory is partly appropriate to the see and partly to the vicarage ; the tithes amount to #185, of which #35 is payable to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, and #150 to the vicar. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the district of Kilrickill, and has a chapel. About 220 children are educated in two private schools.