All Lewis entries for Dunnamaggan


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


DONEMAGAN, a parish, in the barony of KELLS, county of KILKENNY, and province of LEINSTER, 4 miles (E. by S.) from Callan, on the King's river ; containing 1162 inhabitants. It comprises 3447 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act ; and is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Knocktopher : the tithes amount to £184 . 12. 3-. In the R. C. divisions it is the head of a district, which also comprises the parishes of Kilree, Ballytobin, and Kilmoganny, and part of Kells ; and contains the chapels of Donemagan and Kilmoganny. About 115 children are educated in two private schools, and a Sunday school is held in the R. C. chapel.

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