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Lewis's Topographical Dictionary - Waterford County

15. Clonea
Clonea, a parish, in the barony of Decies-with-Drum, county of Waterford, and a province of Munster, 4½ miles (E. By N.) from Dungarvan; containing 773 inhabitants. This parish is situated
on the bay of Clonea in the George's channel, and comprises 3338 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. Clonea Castle, the residence of Walter McGwire, Esq., is pleasantly situated near the cliffs, and commands a fine view of the sea.

It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Lismore, and is part of the union of Stradbally; the rectory is impropriate in the Duke of Devonshire. The tithes amount to £199. 8., of which £132. 18. 8. is payable to the impropriator, and the remainder to the incumbent: the glebe comprises 1a. 3r. 31p. In the R.C. divisions the parish forms part of the union or district of Kilgobinet; the chapel is a plain building. There is a pay school, in which are about 25 boys and 5 girls.

 

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