BALLYNEFAGH, or BALLINAFEAGH, a parish

From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837

BALLYNEFAGH, or BALLINAFEAGH, a parish, in the barony of CLARE, county of KILDARE, and province of LEINSTER, 4 miles (W. N. W.) from Clare, on the road to Edenderry; containing 614 inhabitants. It is nearly surrounded by the bog of Clashaghbane, and contains 2184 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of Kildare, and in the patronage of the Crown; the rectory is impropriate in Lord Cloncurry. The tithes amount to £105. A church and glebe-house have been lately erected; and there is a glebe of 14 acres, in five parcels. There is a school of about 130 children.

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