All Lewis entries for Killeeneen


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


KILLINEEN, or KILLINAN, a parish, partly in the barony of LOUGHREA, but chiefly in that of DUNKELLIN, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 2- miles (W.)from Craughwell, on the road to Oranmore ; containing 1449 inhabitants. It comprises 4374 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act ; and is a vicarage, in the diocese of Kilmacduagh, forming part of the union of Kilcolgan ; the rectory is partly appropriate to the see and partly to the archdeaconry. The tithes amount to £134, of which £26 is payable to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, £63 to the archdeacon, and £35 to the vicar. About 40 children are educated in a private school.

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