All Lewis entries for Kilrainy



Kilrainy

More information on Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)



Accompanying Lewis map for Kildare


KILRENNY

KILRENNY, a parish, in the barony of CARBERY, county of KILDARE, and province of LEINSTER, 4 miles (S. E.) from Kinnegad, on the road from Edenderry to Clonard ; containing 608 inhabitants. The land is good and almost equally divided between an improving system of tillage and pasture : there is but little bog, and no wasteland. Kilglass is the residence of J. Shaw, Esq. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of Kildare, and in the patronage of the Bishop ; the rectory is impropriate in the Loftus family of Killyon. The tithes amount to #45, of which #30 is payable to the impropriator and #15 to the vicar. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Ballyna, or Johnstown.


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