KILTESKILL, a parish, partly in the barony of LOUGHREA, but chiefly in that of LEITRIM, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 2 miles (S. E.) from Loughrea, on the road to Woodford; containing 900 inhabitants. This parish is bounded on the south by the Slievebaughta mountains, and comprises 2734 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Clonfert, forming part of the union of Loughrea; the rectory is partly appropriate to the bishoprick, and partly to the corps of the prebend of Kilteskill in the cathedral of Clonfert, The tithes amount to £88. 1. 1., of which £20. 9. 8 ½. is payable to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, £10. 5. 4 ½. to the prebendary, and £57. 6. to the vicar.

In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Killeenadeema, and contains a chapel.

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