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

"KILCROHANE, a parish in the barony of Dunkerron, county Kerry, province of Munster, Ireland, containing Sneem, its post town. It is 14 miles long by 6 broad, and extends along the coast of the Kenmare estuary, between the river Blackwater and Hoghead. The surface is a tract of wild mountain and bog. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ardfert and Aghadoe, value with one other, £355, in the patronage of the crown. The church was built in 1810 by the late Board of First Fruits. There are four united Roman Catholic chapels in the parish, likewise several day schools. The principal mansion is Derymine, late the residence of Daniel O'Connell. A remarkable fort stands upon the coast, called the Estaigue-an-ar, and near the village are the ruins of the abbey of Darynancy."

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


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