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Desart / Desert

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"DESART, a parish in the baronies of Ibane, Barryroe, and East Carbery, in the county of Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, near Clonakilty. It is situated at the head of Clonakilty Bay. The surface is hilly, and the soil rich. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ross, value with Kilgariffe, £335, in the patronage of the bishop."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2018

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The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.

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