Shrule Ph. Boundary Sketch
Sruthair, a stream, (prond. Srooher or Srewer), is the ancient Irish name.
Shrule Edgeworth's Co. Map.
Shroulle Inq. temp. Jac. I.
Shrewre Down Survey
Sruthair Annals of the Four Masters, A.D. 236, 806, 864, 996, 1154, 1355, 1476, 1570, 1598.
This parish is situated in the southern part of the County Longford, in the Barony of Rathcline. It is bounded by the parishes of Cashel, Kilcommock, Taghshinny, Forgney and Noughaval in the Co. Longford and by Noughaval Ph. in the Co. Westmeath.
It has various proprietors, who are described in their respective townlands. It contains 6745a. 3r. 32p., of which 65a. 3r. 7p. are water, about 1100a. bog, and the remainder in a good state of cultivation. It is bounded on the S. by the River Inny, and about 4 miles of the Royal Canal passes through it. The town of Ballymahon is situated in its S.