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Clonagheen, Queens County

Historical Description

CLONAGHEEN, a parish, in the barony of MARYBOROUGH WEST, QUEEN'S county, and province of LEINSTER, 3¼ miles (S. E. by S.) from Mountrath: the population is returned with the parish of Clonenagh. It is situated on the road from Dublin to Limerick, and is bounded on the south-west by the river Nore, over which is a neat bridge, here called the Poor Man's Bridge. There is a large tract of valuable bog. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Leighlin, and is part of the union of Clonenagh, for which and Clonagheen there is but one composition of tithes. The schools are also noticed under the head of that parish. In the R.C. divisions the parish forms part of the union or district of Mountrath.

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

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Land and Property

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