All Lewis entries for Oughterleague


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


OUGHTERLEAGUE, or AUGHTERLEIGH, (also called BILL) a parish, in the barony of KILNEMANAGH, county of TIPPERARY, and province of MUNSTER, 4- miles (N. W.) from Cashel ; containing 975 inhabitants. It comprises 2252 statute acres, including the fine demesne of Killenure Castle, the seat of Wm. Cooper, Esq. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Cashel, formiiig part of the union of Ballintemple : the tithes amount to £138. 9. 3. In the R. C. divisions it is the head of a district, comprising also the parish of Ballintemple : in each is a chapel. About 190 children are educated in two private schools,

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