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"KILTOMY, a parish in the barony of Clanmaurice, county Kerry, province of Munster, Ireland, 8 miles S.W. of Listowel, its post town. The parish contains part of the village of Lixnaw. The surface is mountainous and boggy. It is traversed by the river Brick, and the road from Listowel to Ardfert. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ardfert and Aghadoe, value with Kilflyn, £271. In the old parish church was the family tomb of the Fitzmaurices."

"LIXNAW, a village in the parishes of Kilcaragh and Kiltomy, barony of Clanmaurice, county Kerry, Ireland, 6 miles S.W. of Listowel. In the village, which stands on the river Brick, are the ruins of a church and of a castle, built by the Fitzmaurices in the 14th century, which was taken by Wilmot in 1600."

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

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