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AUGHANUNCHON, or AGHANINSHON, a parish, in the barony of KILMACRENAN, county of DONEGAL, and province of ULSTER, 1 1/2 mile (N. E.) from Letterkenny; containing 1848 inhabitants. This parish, which is situated on Lough Swilly,

and on the road from Letterkenny to Ramelton, comprises, according to the Ordnance survey, 401l 1/2 statute acres, including 184 1/4 acres of tideway. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Raphoe, and in the patronage of the Bishop:

the tithes amount to 147. The church is in a very dilapidated state. The glebe-house, a comfortable residence, was built in 1782, by aid of a gift of 100 from the late Board of First Fruits; the glebe comprises 300 acres. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the

union or district of Aughnish. The parochial school is supported by an endowment from Col. Robertson's fund, aided by the rector; and there are two other schools.

(Extract from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837)


Last Updated 10 Aug 2019


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Townland Area
Aghalenty 111
Ardarawer 71
Ballyboencurragh 142
Ballymaleel 156
Bogay 91
Camblestown 48
Castlebane 73
Castlewray 144
Cornagill 159
Deenystown 31
Drumnaskea 272
Eighterross 195
Glebe 388
Greenhill 100
Kiltoy 136
Knockybrin 277
Lanehead 9
Lisnanees Lower 129
Lisnanees Upper 192
Loughagannon 358
Loughnagin 278
Magheranan 77
Roughpark 171
Woodland 205



Lindel Buckley

1998 Donegal Genealogy Resources