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

"KILBONANE, a parish in the barony of Magunihy, county Kerry, province of Munster, Ireland, 3 miles N.E. of Milltown, its post town. It is situated on the road from Milltown to Killarney, at the confluence of the rivers Laune and Gweestin. It is about 3½ miles long by 2 broad. The soil is clayey, with a large proportion of bog. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ardfert and Aghadoe, value with Molahiffe, £285. Divine service is performed in a private house. The Roman Catholic chapel is united to those of Molahiffe and Kilcredan. There are three or four day schools. Limestone is quarried at Listry. Remains .of Laune Castle and of the old church are visible."

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


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