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Domhnach Mór - Donaghmore


DONAGHMORE, a parish, in the barony of RAPHOE, county of DONEGAL, and province of ULSTER; containing, with the post-town of Castlefin, 13,257 inhabitants. It is situated on the river Finn, and comprises, according to the Ordnance survey, 46,378 statute acres, of which 45,630 are applotted tinder the tithe act, and valued at £14,331 per annum, and 330 are water. More than one-third is mountainous and uninhabited; and, with the exception of a small portion of woodland, roads, and water, the remainder is good arable and pasture land. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Derry, and in the patronage of the Lighton family. The tithes amount to £1440. The glebe-house is a comfortable residence; the glebe comprises 750 acres. The church, situated near Castlefin, is a plain old edifice, towards the repairs of which the Ecclesiastical Commissioners have recently granted £273 : there is also a chapel of ease opened for divine service in 1833. The R. C. parish is co-extensive with that of the Established Church; there are three chapels, situated respectively at Crossroads, Castlefin, and Sessaghoneel. The Presbyterians have three places of worship, two in connection with the Synod of Ulster, namely, one at Donaghmore of the first class, and the other at Raws; and one belonging to the Seceding Synod. There are eight schools, in which about 300 boys and 250 girls are instructed; and nine pay schools, in which are 620 boys and 220 girls, and 10 Sunday schools, with six classes of adults established by one of the curates, who instructs 180 males and 80 females.


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



Last Updated 10 Aug 2019

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Ardnagannagh Ard na gCanach 195
Avaltygort An tAbhallghort 197
Ballyarrell Baile Uí Fheargail 862
Ballybun Baile Buna 327
Ballygonigan   154
Ballynacor Béal Átha na Cora 700
Ballynaman Baile na mBan 114
Belalt Béal Ailt 593
Blairstown   289
Bohanboy   394
Breaghy   160
Calhame Calhaem 296
Carn An Carn 904
Carnowen Carn Eoghain 1,672
Carranadore Ceathrú na nDobhar 136
Carrick   397
Carrickmagrath Carraig Mhic Craith 888
Carricknamanna Carraig na Manach 689
Carricknashane   134
Carrickshandrum   185
Cashelin   207
Castlefinn Caiseal Fhinn 152
Castlefinn Town Caisleán na Finne  
Cavan Lower   434
Cavan Upper   578
Cloghard An Chloch Ard 89
Clonyreel   224
Cooladawson   130
Corcam   60
Corcullion Corr Chuilinn 67
Corgary An Corrdhoire 341
Corlea   477
Cornabrogue   131
Corradooey   888
Corraffrin Corr Aifrinn 781
Croaghonagh Cruach Eoghanach 3,860
Cronalaghy Cruach na Locha 1,221
Demesne An Diméin 130
Donaghmore Glebe   221
Dooghan   119
Dreenan An Draighneán 295
Dromore   144
Drumcannon Droim Ceanannáin 160
Drumevish Droim Aibhéise 392
Drumfergus   154
Drummurphy   383
Dungorman Dún Gormáin 254
Edenamoghil Éadan na mBuachaill 269
Edenmore An tÉadAn Mór 258
Egglybane   385
Garrisonhill   195
Glencovet   169
Gleneely Gleann Aola 292
Goland An Gabhlán 762
Gortahork   286
Gortfad   262
Gortnamuck   582
Grahamsland   284
Kilcaddan   193
Killygordon Cúil na gCuirridín 409
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Kiltown   206
Kinletter   828
Knock An Cnoc 280
Knockrawer   46
Leaght   588
Liscooly Lios Cúile 127
Lismullyduff Lios Mullaigh Dhuibh 778
Lisnabert   130
Lisnamulligan   260
Magheraboy An Machaire Buí 321
Magherareagh   217
Magherashanvally   271
Meenagolan   1,147
Meenahinnis   247
Meenahoney   183
Meenbog An Mhín Bhog 4,444
Meenlougher Mín Luachra 328
Meenreagh   1,738
Monellan Maigh Nialláin 381
Mountainpark   106
Mounthall   591
Mullaghaneary   293
Mullanboy   57
Mullingar   91
Navenny. Neamhnaigh 340
Owennagadragh   460
Raws Lower   236
Raws Upper   455
Rushyhill   208
Sallywood   391
Scotland   46
Sessiagh Seisíoch 103
Sessiagh (Allison) Seisíoch 123
Sessiagh (Long) Seisíoch 208
Sessiagh (O'Neill) Seisíoch Uí Néill 224
Stranamuck   104
Taughboy   484
Tawnacrom An Tamhnach Chrom 190
Tievebrack An Taobh Breac 307
Tievecloghoge Taobh Chlochóige 1,511
Tirinisk Tír an Uisce 252
Tirnagushoge or Bicketstown   140
Trusk An Trosc 1,326
Whitehill   68



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