MACETOWN, a parish, in the barony of SKREEN, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 4? miles (N. E.) from Dunshaughlin, and near the road from Ratoath to Navan ; containing 419 inhabitants It comprises 1572? statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act ; the land is of medium quality. It is a chapelry, in the diocese of Meath, forming part of the union of Kilmessan: the rectory is impropriate in the Marquess of Drogheda. The tithes amount to #68, of which #58 is payable to the impropriator, and #10 to the incumbent. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Skryne. Here are the ruins of an ancient castle.