KILLORA, a parish, partly in the barony of KILTARTAN, but chiefly in that of DUNKELLIN, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, on the road from Loughrea to Galway; containing, with the post-town of Craughwell, 1663 inhabitants.

The principal seats are Ballimore, the residence of R. Rathborne, Esq.; Rockfield, of M. Brown, Esq.; Aggard, of J. Lambert, Esq.; and Moyode Castle, of Burton Persse, Esq. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Kilmacduagh, forming part of the union of Killinane, or Kilthomas: the rectory is appropriate to the see and archdeaconry: the tithes amount to £157, of which £28 is payable to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, £50 to the archdeacon, and £79 to the vicar.

The R. C. parish is co-extensive with that of the Established Church, and is called Craughwell, at which place the chapel is situated. About 250 children are educated in. two private schools.—See CRAUGHWELL.

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