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A look at Enniskillen in the 1840s

ENNISKILLEN, a borough and market-town, a parish, and the head of a union, partly in the baronyof Magheraboy, but chiefly in that of Tyrkennedy, county of Fermanagh (of which it is the chief town), and province of Ulster, 21 1/2 miles (S. E.) from Ballyshannon, and 80 1/2 (N. N. W ) from Dublin; containing, in the whole parish, 14,678 inhabitants : the borough and...

A look at Bundoran in the 1840s

BUNDORAN, a village, in the parish of Innismacsaint, union of Ballyshannon, barony of Tyrhugh,county of Donegal, and province of Ulster, 4 miles (S. W.) from Ballyshannon, containing 299 inhabitants.This village, which consists of one street on the road to Sligo, is situated on Ballyshannon harbour upon thewestern coast, and on the confines of the county of Sligo :...

A look at Ballina in the 1840s

BALLINA, a sea-port, market, and post town, and the head of a union, in the parish of Kilmoremoy,barony of Tyrawley, county of Mayo, and province of Connaught, I7 1/4 miles (N. N. E.) from Castlebar, and125 miles (W. N. W.) from Dublin ; containing 5313 inhabitants. This town, originally called Belleek, or the“Ford of the Flags,”‘ owes its origin to...

A look at Adamstown in the 1840s

Adamstown or Marnerin, a parish, in the union of New Ross, barony of Bantry, county of Wexford, and province of Leinster, 6 miles (E.) from New Ross, on the road from that place, by way of Old Ross, to Enniscorthy ; containing 2037 inhabitants. It comprises 8 133 3/4 statute acres ! the surface is diversified with gentle elevations ; the rounded top of Carrigmoistha...