CECILSTOWN, a village

CECILSTOWN, a village, in that part of the parish of CASTLEMAGNER, which is within the barony of DUHALLOW, county of CORK, and province of MUNSTER, 5 ½ miles (W. N.W.) from Mallow; containing 331 inhabitants. It is situated on the road from Mallow to Kanturk, and consists of 46 houses, of which the greater number are thatched. Here is a national school, and a penny post to Mallow has been established. A constabulary police force is stationed here; and petty sessions are held in the school-house every Monday. Cecilstown has a patent for four fairs annually; but they are not now held.—See CASTLEMAGNER.

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