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Kilmastulla

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

KILMASTULLA

KILMASTULLA, a parish, in the barony of OWNEY and ARRA, county of TIPPERARY, and province of MUNSTER, 2? miles (S. E.) from Killaloe, on the road from Limerick to Dublin ; containing 2834 inhabitants. The land is mountainous, but is chiefly under tillage ; there is some bog and plenty of gritstone. The principal seats are Craunagh House, the property of C. Going, Esq. ; Bushfield, the residence of J. Philips, Esq. ; Prospect, of Nathaniel Burton, Esq. ; and Craunagh Mills, in the occupation of Mr. J. O'Gorman. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Emly, united by act of council, in 1790, to the rectory and vicarage of Templeichally or Templekelly, and in the patronage of the Bishop: the tithes amount to #318. 9. 2?., and of the benefice to #724. 12. 3?. There is no glebe-house ; the glebe comprises 1a. 0r. 31p., and there is another of 3r. 36p. at Templeichally. The church is a plain building, for the erection of which the late Board of First Fruits gave #500 in 1791. In the R. C. divisions the parish forms part of the union or district of Ballina, and has a very neat chapel at Boher. There are three private schools, in which about 160 children are educated, and a Sunday school.


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