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Abbeyshrule

Abbeyshrule

Cloonbrin

Abbeyshrule - B.S.S.M.
See name of parish.

This townland lies on the road from Abbeyshrule to Moyvore, and on the road from Ballymahon to Abbeyshrule. It is surrounded by the townlands of Drumanure and Cloon-brin in this parish, by those of Kilphierish and Big Williamstown in the parish of Piercetown, Co. Westmeath, and by Clynan Td. in the parish of Forgney. This townland is the property of the Countess Dowager of Ross, held by deed for ever. It contains 769 acres, about four-sevenths of which are cultivated, the rest being bog. It pays �33 9s. 8d. to County Cess. The acreage includes 8� acres of water. This townland con-tains Abbeyshrule (ruins), Abbeyshrule Castle (sic) which is a Trigl. Point, a school and a graveyard. The road from Abbeyshrule Village to Moyvore runs through it.