Fairs are held at Lisgoold on May 1st, June 24th, Nov. 1st, and Dec. 21st. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of Cloyne, united prior to any existing record to the rectories and vicarages of Ballintemple and Imphrick, the rectory of Ballycaraney, and twothirds of the rectory of Kilcreden, together constituting the union of Lisgoold and the corps of the precentorship of the cathedral of Cloyne, in the gift of the Bishop: the rectory is impropriate in G. Lukey, of Midleton, Esq. The tithes amount to £201. 15. 6½., of which £118. 14. is payable to the impropriator, and the remainder to the incumbent; the entire tithes of the benefice amount to £977. 3. 5½. There is a glebe of 19a. 2r. 23p. The church,, towards the erection of which the late Board of First Fruits contributed £500, was built in 1788. With the exception of Lisgoold and Ballycaraney the parishes of the union are detached at a considerable distance from each other. In the R. C. divisions Lisgoold gives name to the union or district, which also comprises the parishes of Ballycaraney, Templeboden, andTemplenecarrigy: the chapel is at, Lisgoold.
from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837.
The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.
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