All Lewis entries for Killuran


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


CALLAGHAN'S MILLS, a village, in the parish of KILLURANE, barony of TULLA, county of CLARE, and province of MUNSTER, 3 miles (S. W.) from Tulla the population is returned with the parish. It is situated on the high road from Six-mile-bridge to Scariff, and about midway on the road from Tulla to Broadford. Fairs are held on May 8th, June 27th, and Nov. 14th. Here is a K. C. chapel of ease to the parochial chapel of Kilkishen, in which a school is also held under he superintendence of the curate.


KILLURANE, a parish, in the barony of TULLA, county of CLARE, and province of MUNSTER, 6- miles (N. W. by W.) from Killaloe, on the road from Broadford to Tulla ; containing 2959 inhabitants. It comprises 3197 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, of which about 440 are mountain pasture and bog, and the remainder arable land ; part of Doon lake is also in this parish. The manufacture of hair-cloth and coarse carpets is carried on to a small extent at Bally-McDonnell. The principal seats are Derrimore, the residence of F. Gore, Esq. ; Doon, of the Rev. W. Butler ; and Elm Hill, of J. Bentley, Esq. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Killaloe, forming part of the union of Kilseily ; the rectory is appropriate to the prebend of Tomgrany and the union of Omullod. The tithes amount to £204. 1. 8., of which £78. 5. 6-. is payable to the incumbent of Omullod, £33. 10. to the prebendary, and the remainder to the vicar. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Kilkishene, and has a chapel at Callaghans-Mills, which see. There are ruins of ancient castles at Monegona, Tierovane, and on the shore of the lake of Doon.

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