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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

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

"KNOCKLONG, (or Doonemore), a parish in the barony of Coshlea, county Limerick, province of Munster, Ireland, 5 miles N.N.E. of Kilmallock. Bruff is its post town. It is a station on the Great Southern and Western railway. The parish is 3 miles long by 2 broad, and contains the village of Baheen. The surface consists principally of good soil, and is drained towards the N. by the stream Morning Star. It is crossed by the road from Tipperary to Kilmallock. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Emly, united with Knockaine. There are a Roman Catholic chapel and two hedge-schools. Castle Jane is the principal residence. There are remains of the castles belonging to the families of O'Hurley, Lowe, and Clangibbon. Fairs are held on the 23rd May and 1st October.

"RAHEEN, a village in the parish of Knocklong, barony of Coshlea, county Limerick, province of Munster, Ireland, 6 miles S.E. of Bruff."

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