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Abbeyshrule_parish

Abbeyshrule

Abbeyshrule Ph. - B.S.S.M.
Mainistir Sruthra, monastery of the stream.

Abbeysrule - J. O'D
The h has no business in the name at all

Abbey-shrule - Edgeworth's Co. Map
Abbeyshrewle - Down Survey

This parish is surrounded by the parishes of Agharra, Kilglass, Taghshinny and Forgney in County Longford and barony and by the parish of Piercetown in the barony of Rathconrath, County Westmeath The River Inny and the Royal Canal run through it's centre. On it's south west side, stand the village and bridge of Abbeyshrule. Some remains of the ancient abbey which gave the parish it's name still exist and there is also a large square tower to which is attached an extensive graveyard.