All Lewis entries for Dysart


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


DYSART, a parish, in the barony of FASSADINING, county of KILKENNY, and province of LEINSTER, 2- miles (S.) from Castlecomer, on the road to Kilkenny ; containing 2501 inhabitants. This parish is situated on the river Dinin ; and comprises 2606 statute acres. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, appropriate to the vicars choral of the cathedral of St. Canice, Kilkenny ; the rectory is impropriate in the representatives of Sir James Tynte, Bart, The tithes amount to £300, of which £200 is paid to the impropriator, and £100 to the vicars choral. There is no church ; the parishioners attend divine worship at Mothell. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Muckalee. About 90 children are educated in a public school.

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