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Ballyegran, Limerick

Historical Description

BALLYEGRAN, a village, in the parish of CASTLETOWN-CONYERS, barony of UPPER CONNELLO EAST, county of LIMERICK, and province of MUNSTER, 5 miles (N. W.) from Charleville; containing 172 inhabitants. This small village, consisting only of a few thatched cabins, is situated on the road from Charleville to Ballingarry, and gives name to the R. C. union or district, comprising the parishes of Castletown-Conyers, Kilmeedy and Drumcollogher; the chapel is a small building. Not far distant are the remains of a heathen temple.-See CASTLETOWN-CONYERS.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1840 by Samuel Lewis

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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