"KILBOLANE, a parish in the baronies of Orrery_and_Kilmore and Upper Connello, counties Cork and Limerick, province of Munster, Ireland, 2 miles S.W. of Charleville, its post town, containing the village of Millford. The parish is 3 miles long by 2 broad. The surface is varied, and consists of a middling soil. Some of the headstreams of the river Awbeg traverse the interior towards the S. The living is a curacy in the diocese of Cloyne, value with Knocktemple, £193, in the patronage of the bishop. Tho church was erected by local subscription in 1834. There are two Roman Catholic chapels, which are united to Knocktemple; also a National, and one or two other day schools. Kilbolane Castle, of which the ruins alone remain, is alleged to have been built, soon after the Anglo-Norman invasion, by the Cogan family."
Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868
The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.
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