Abbeylara - Mainistir Leath- Ratha
"Monastery of the half fort "
This parish lies in the barony of Granard and contains 9,150 acres including 626 acres of water.
This parish contains four detached portions, the two northern portions lie between the parishes of Granard and Columbkille and Lough Gowna and the two southern portions border Co. Westmeath and Lough Kinale.
Abbeylara Parish is divided into 25 townlands.