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MOVILLE UPPER

In 1868, the parish of Moville Upper contained the following places:

"MOVILLE UPPER, a parish in the barony of Inishowen East, county Donegal, province of Ulster, Ireland, 5 miles S.W. of Moville, its post town. It is 8 miles long, and its greatest breadth is 3½ miles. The surface comprises a good deal of mountain land, with a bold coast line. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Derry, value £476, in the patronage of the bishop. The church was erected in 1741. There is a Roman Catholic chapel, united to that of Lower Moville; also several Sunday and day schools in the parish. Redcastle and Churchhill are the two principal seats. There are some remains of an abbey said to have been founded previous to 590, and demolished in 1688."

"CARRICKMACQUIGLEY, a village in the parish of Moville Upper, barony of Inishowen, in the county of Donegal, province of Ulster, Ireland, 6 miles to the N-E. of Muff. It lies on the N.W. shore of Lough Foyle, and was made a market town by Charles I. The market has long been disused. There are several seats of the gentry in the neighbourhood."

"CARROWKEEL, a hamlet in the parish of Moville Upper, barony of Inishowen, in the county of Donegal, province of Munster, Ireland, 6 miles to the N. of Muff. It is seated on the shore of Lough Foyle."

"CLAGGAN, a village in the parish of Moville Upper, barony of Innishowen, in the county of Donegal, province of Ulster, Ireland. It is situated on Lough Foyle, and is a coastguard station."

"REDCASTLE HOUSE, a post-office village in the parish of Moville Upper, barony of Inishowen, county Donegal, Ireland, 5 miles S.W. of Moville, and 30 N.E. of Letterkenny. It is situated on the W. side of Lough Foyle, near Kinigoe Bay."

"WHITECASTLE, a hamlet in the parish of Moville Upper, barony of Inishowen, county Donegal, Ireland, 5 miles N.E. of Muff, on Lough Foyle."

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