All Lewis entries for Rathtoole


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


Rathcoole, or BALLYCOR, a parish, in the barony of NEWCASTLE, county of DUBLIN, though locally in the barony of UPPER TALBOTSTOWN, county of WICKLOW, and province of LEINSTER, 4 miles (N. W. by N.) from Baltinglass, on the road to Ballitore ; containing 238 inhabitants. It comprises 687 statute acres, and is a vicarage, in the diocese of Dublin, forming part of the union of Timolin ; the rectory is appropriate to the prebendaries and vicars choral of Christ-Church cathedral, Dublin, The tithes amount to £52. 10., of which £35 is payable to the appropriators, and the remainder to the vicar, At Ballycore is an ancient burial-place.

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