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[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]

"DYSERT, a parish in the baronies of Clanmaurice and Iraghticonnor, in the county of Kerry, province of Munster, Ireland, 3 miles S.W. of Listowel, its post town. It is situated on the river Brick. The surface consists of good soil, alternating with bog and moor. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ardfert and Aghadoe, value with Listowel, £335, in the patronage of Thomas Stoughton, Esq. There are ruins of the church and burial-ground. In the Roman Catholic arrangement the parish is partly included in the Lixnaw and partly in the Listowel union. Hero is a hedge school. Ennismore and Ballingar are the principal seats in this parish."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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