Population of parish 1805, of village 167. District principally meadow and pasture, including some large dairy farms, some profitable bog, and about one thousand acres of mountain land, consisiting chiefly of siliceous grit, of which there are some good quarries. The low lands are based on limestone. There are extensive brown sandstone quarries in the immediate vicinity of the village which are largely used for building and other purposes.

Postal address – Kilmeedy, Ballingarry,Limerick.

Ballingarry nearest money order and telegraph offices

Postmaster – Daniel Boohan

Conveyances – Newcastle 6m. ( Limerick and Newcastle Br W and l ry)

Poor Law – Union of Newcastle; Dispensary and Registration district of Feenagh

Med officer And Regr – Dr. John F Madigan, Dromcolliher

Petty sessions and Constabulary district of Newcastle

In charge of Kilmeedy Station – Sergeant Thomas Mc Guire

Gentry and Clergy     

Conway Rev John P.P Lisheensheela

Lloyd Thomas Heathfield

O’Donnell rev John, cc


National, Kilmeedy.

Head teachers

Male – John Gaffney;

Female – Mrs. Honoria Gaffney

General  Dealer

Boohan D, Kilmeedy


Brown Pj

Mc donnell Thomas

Guiry Stephen

Principal farmers

Coleman Thomas Drominacreen

Cussen John, Ahadagh

Flynn James, Belleville

Gaffney Thomas, Belleville

Hannigan Edmond, Brooklodge

Harold John, Belleville

Holmes James, Gortalassa

Irvine Richard, Pallas

Irvine William, Pallas

Irwin William, Lisheensheela

Kelleher Cornelius, Pallas

Meade Richard, Bohard

Murphy John, Belleville

Power James, Drominacreen

Quilty Mrs. Pallas

Riordan Denis, Kilmurry ( Lane)

Ryan James, Bohard

(Parish Cloncagh)

McCarthy Mrs. Ballyhahill

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