All Lewis entries for Kilcooly


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


KILCOOLEY, a parish, in the barony of UPPER NAVAN, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 1- mile (E. by N.) from Trim, on the road from that place to Navan ; containing 196 inhabitants. The land is principally under tillage, and there is some good pasturage, also limestone, which is quarried for building. Here is a large flour-mill. Rathnally, the seat of 3. Thompson, Esq., is pleasantly situated in a well-planted demesne on the banks of the Boyne. The parish is in the diocese of Meath ; the rectory is impropriate in the Marquess of Drogheda, and the vicarage forms part of the union of Trim : the tithes amount to £108, of which £83. 1. 6-. is payable to the impropriator, and £24. 18. 5-. to the vicar. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Churchtown.

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