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Local Studies Department

Lewis's Topographical Dictionary 1837

Towns & Villages
MONMOHENNOCK, or DUNMANOGUE

MONMOHENNOCK, or DUNMANOGUE, a parish, in the barony of KILKEA and MOONE, county of KILDARE, and province of LEINSTER, 3 miles (S. W.) from Castledermot; with which place the population is returned. This parish comprises 2790 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Dublin, forming the corps of the prebend of Monmohennock, in the cathedral of St. Patrick's, and part of the union of Castledermot: the tithes amount to £200, and the gross annual value of the prebend is £222. 10. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Castledermot: a neat chapel has lately been erected here. A school has also lately been built under the National Board, in which about 60 children are taught. There are very small remains of the old abbey of Dunmanogue.

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