LICKERRIG

From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837

LICKERRIG, a parish, partly in the barony of ATHENRY, partly in that of LOUGHREA, but chiefly in that of DUNKELLIN, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 3 miles (N. W.) from Loughrea, on the road to Athenry; containing 1161 inhabitants, and comprising 3058 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Clonfert, forming part of the union of Kilconicky; the rectory is partly appropriate to the see, partly to the deanery, and partly to the rectory of Loughrea.

The tithes amount to £87. 0. 11., of which £23. 1. 6 ½. is payable to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, a similar sum to the dean, £17. 10. 9 ½. to the rector of Loughrea, and the remainder to the vicar.

In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Carrabawn, which also comprises the parish of Kilconeran, and contains a chapel in each parish. About 500 children are educated in the national school.

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