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

"KILCOLMAN, a parish in the baronies of Magunihy and Trughanacmy, county Kerry, province of Munster, Ireland, containing part of its post town, Milltown. This parish is 0 miles long and 3 broad, and contains the village of Brakhill. The surface, which lies principally within the Maine and Lane valleys, consists of excellent soil, and is traversed by the roads from Tralee to Killarney, and from Castle-Island to Cahirsiveen. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Ardfert and Aghadoe, value £66. The church was built by means of a loan from the late Board of First Fruits. The Roman Catholic chapel is united to that of Kilbonane. There are a Methodist meeting-house and four day schools. Kicolman man Abbey is the seat of Sir John Godfrey. Killah Abbey, in the neighbourhood, was founded by Geoffrey de Mariscis for monks of the order of St. Augustine, in the time of Henry III."

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


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