KILCARRAGH, a parish, in the barony of CLANMAURICE, county of KERRY, and province of MUNSTER, 5 miles (S. W.) from Listowel, on the rivers Brick and Feale: containing 1109 inhabitants. It comprises 2912 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, of which 1280 ½ consist of good arable land, 891 ½ of coarse pasture, and 740 of bog. Limestone abounds and in some places approaches to marble; it is generally burnt for manure, for which purpose sea sand brought from Cashen ferry is also used: the state of agriculture is gradually improving. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ardfert and Aghadoe, and in the patronage of R. Hickson, Esq.; it is held by faculty with the vicarage of Duagh. The tithes amount to £96. 18. 5 ½., and there is a glebe of 12 ½ acres, subject to a rent of about one guinea per acre. In the R. C. divisions this parish forms part of the union or district of Lixnaw, (which see).

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