From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837
TEMPLEBEG, a parish, in the barony of KILNEMANAGH, county of TIPPERARY, and province of MUNSTER, 5 miles (S. E.) from Burris-o'-leagh, on the road from Newport to Thurles; containing 1064 inhabitants, and comprising 3029 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Cashel, entirely impropriate in the Marquess of Ormonde: the tithes amount to £67. 10.
In the R. C. divisions it is held with part of the parish of Toom, and contains a chapel.
Truelove's Journal: A Bookshop Novella
"Beautiful, different and touching. Short, sweet and lovely. Made me cry. You sense that this is a true story veiled in the guise of fiction as are all the best stories."
Although ostensibly set in England, this story was penned by an Irish bookseller under the pseudonym of Ralph St John Featherstonehaugh.
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