RAHELTY

From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837

RAHELTY, a parish, in the barony of ELIOGARTY, county of TIPPERARY, and province of MUNSTER, 2 ½ miles (N. N. E.) from Thurles; containing 1174 inhabitants, and comprising 2821 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and valued at £2058 per annum. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Cashel, forming part of the union of Thurles: the rectory is impropriate in E. Taylor, Esq.

The tithes amount to £194, of which £96 is payable to the impropriator, and the remainder to the vicar.

In the R. C. divisions also it is part of the union or district of Thurles. About 110 children are educated in two private schools. The old castle of Rahelty still exists.

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