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Cappamore Town

Catholic Parish Cappamore
Civil/CofI Parish Tuogh
Poor Law Union Limerick
Barony Owneybeg


"CAPPAMORE or TUORAGH,  a village, partly in the parish of Doon, and partly in that of Tuoragh, barony of Ownlybeg, county of Limerick, and province of Munster, 10 miles (S.E.) from Limerick; containing 711 inhabitants.  This village is situated near the banks of the small river Mulcairn, over which is a handsome stone bridge, and on the road from Limerick to Templemmore; it consists chiefly of two irregularly built streets.  Fairs are held on April 20th, Jusly 1st, Sept. 20th, and Dec. 12th, for cattle and pigs.  A spacious chapel is now in progress of erection for the R.C. district of Cappamore, wich includes the parish of Tuoragh and part of the parishes of Doon and Abington. (Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, Vol. I, by Samuel Lewis, 1837)



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Edited by Pat Connors, last updated April 17, 2003
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