RATAINE, or RATHYNE, a parish, in the barony of LOWER NAVAN, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 3 miles (N. E.) from Trim, on the road from Bective-Bridge to Athboy; containing 370 inhabitants, and comprising 1576 statute acres of profitable land. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Meath, forming part of the union of Ardbraccan, and subject to a crown rent of £6 per ann.: the tithes amount to £121. 13.

In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Dunderry.

Search Topographical Dictionary of Ireland »