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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

In 1868, the parish of Mogealy contained the following places:

"MOGEALY, (or Mogeela), a parish in the barony of Imokilly, county Cork, province of Munster, Ireland, containing part of the town of Castle-Martyr, its post town. It is a station on the Cork and Youghal railway. The parish is 5 miles long by 3 broad. The surface is hilly, with excellent soil in the valleys. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Cloyne, value with Castlemartyr, £335, in the patronage of the bishop. The church was built in the middle of the last century. The Roman Catholic chapel is united to those of Dungourney and Clonmult. There are five day schools. Castletown is the chief seat.

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