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

"MARHIN, a parish in the barony of Corkaguiny, county Kerry, province of Munster, Ireland, 5 miles W. of Dingle, which is its post town. It is 2 miles long and 1 mile broad. The surface partakes of the mountainous and boggy character of the barony, and is traversed by the road from Dingle to Dunmore Head. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ardfert and Aghadoe, value with another, £56. Divine service is held in the water-guard station at Donquin. Here are two day-schools. Here are ruins of the old church; likewise the remains of the castle of the Desmonds, near which are some Druidical remains."

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

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