All Lewis entries for Corcomhide


More information on Samuel Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)
Accompanying Lewis map for Cork


CORCOMOHIDE, an ecclesiastical union, including the civil parishes of CASTLETOWN-CONYERS, DRUMCOLLOHER, and KILMEEDY, in the barony of UPPER CONNELLO EAST, county of LIMERICK, and province of MUNSTER ; containing 10,742 inhabitants. These parishes, each of which is described under its own head, are all contiguous, and together comprise 14,370- statute acres, as severally applotted under the tithe act ; the tithes for the whole amount to £900, of which £570 is payable to the Countess of Ormonde, as lessee under the vicars choral of the cathedral church of St. Mary, Limerick, and £330 to the incumbent. There are two public schools, to one of which Mr. Stevelly contributes £10 annually, and to the other Col. White subscribes 10 guineas and has given a house and garden ; about 150 children are educated in these schools, and about 750 in 12 private schools.


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