All Lewis entries for Drom


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


DROM, or DROMSPERANE, a parish, in the barony of ELIOGARTY, county of TIPPERARY, and province of MUNSTER, 2- miles (S. W.) from Templemore, on the road from that place to Cashel ; containing 1951 inhabitants. It comprises 4111 statute acres, and is in the diocese of Cashel ; the rectory is impropriate in the Marquess of Ormonde ; the vicarage forms part of the corps of the treasurership in the cathedral of St. Patrick, Cashel, The tithes amount to £221. 10. 9-., of 'which £138. 9. 2-. is payable to the impropriator, and the remainder to the vicar, In the R. C. divisions it is the head of a union or district, comprising this parish and Inch, in each of which is a chapel ; that of Drom is a large handsome building, erected in 1829. There is a public school, in which about 180, and two private schools, in which about 170, children are educated. Here are some remains of the old church. A constabulary police force is stationed in the village.

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