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Donnycarney or Donecarney, Meath

Historical Description

DONNYCARNEY, or DONECARNEY, a village, in the parish of COLPE, barony of LOWER DULEEK, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 2½ miles (E.) from Drogheda; containing 25 houses and 108 inhabitants. This place is situated on the road from the sea, by way of Mornington, to Drogheda, and is said to have been the site of a nunnery, which at the suppression was granted to the Draycott family: the ruins are inconsiderable.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Meath is available to browse.