"BALLYMACORMICK, pa(rish), Moydow and Ardagh bar(onies), Mid co. Longf(ord), Ir(eland), 3 s. of Longford; ac(res) 8,925. The soil is bog and waste, resting on limestone and sandstone. The pa(rish) is intersected by the Royal Canal, affording communication with Dublin. Mount Jessop and Rockspring House are seats."
From Cassell's Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland, 1900.