OYLGATE

From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837

OYLGATE, a village, in the parish of EDERMINE, county of WEXFORD, and province of LEINSTER, 4 ¼ miles (S.) from Enniscorthy, on the mail road to Wexford; containing 14 houses and 86 inhabitants. Fairs for cattle are held on March 1st, May 21st, and Aug. 15th. Here is the principal R. C. chapel of the district, which has been recently rebuilt; and adjoining it a residence for the parish priest and a school-house have been erected by subscription.

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