All Lewis entries for Killogilleen


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


KILLOGILLEEN, a parish, partly in the barony of LOUGHREA, but chiefly in that of DUNKELLIN, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 5 miles (W.) from Loughrea, on the road from that place to Ardrahan ; containing 939 inhabitants. Here is Monksfield, the residence of Capt. Morgan. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Kilmacduagh, forming part of the union of Killinane: the rectory is appropriate to the see and archdeaconry of Kilmacduagh, and the vicars choral of Christ-Church, Dublin: the tithes amount to £120, of which £20 is payable to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, £18 to the archdeacon, £20 to the vicars choral, and £62 to the incumbent. Here is a R. C. chapel., About 90 children are educated in a private school.

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