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LOUGHMORE-WEST, or LOUGHMOE, a parish, in the barony of ELIOGARTY, county of TIPPERARY, and province of MUNSTER, 2½ miles (S. by E.) from Templemore, on the road to Thurles and Clonmel; containing 2878 inhabitants, and, with Loughmore East, comprising 6923 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act.

The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of Cashel, and in the gift of the Archbishop; the rectory is impropriate in the Marquess of Ormonde. The tithes amount to £536. 6., of which £296. 6. is payable to the impropriator, and the remainder to the vicar. There is no church or glebe-house. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Loughmore and Castleinny, which also comprises the parish of Temple-erry, and contains a chapel in each parish. About 220 children are educated in three private schools.

from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837.

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