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Drumreilly

"Drumreilly, a parish, partly in the barony of Tullaghagh, county of Cavan and province of Ulster, and partly in that of Dhomhaire, but chiefly in that of Carrigallen, county of Leitrim and province of Connaught 2.5 miles from Ballinamore, on the road to Killeshandra; containing 978 inhabitants. This parish was separated from Templeport by act of council in 1835, and comprises 4378 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, besides a great portion of mountain. There are large grazing farms and a vast quantity of bog. Limestone is found here."
[From Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

[Last updated: 04 October 2004 - Colin Ferguson ]

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