Organisation : Waterford County Museum
Article Title : Lewis's Topographical Dictionary - Waterford County
Page Title : Monksland
Page Number : 62
Publication Date : 15 March 2011
Expiry Date : Never Expires
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Monksland, or Monkstown, a parish, in the barony of Decies-without-Drum, union and county of Waterford, and province of Munster, 3 miles (S.S.E.) from Kilmacthomas, and on the river Mahon; containing 1672 inhabitants.

It comprises 2118 statute acres; and is a rectory, in the diocese of Lismore, forming part of the union of Innislonnagh: the tithe rent-chargeis £84. The church was lately built, at a cost of £900; it serves as a chapel of ease to Innislonnagh.

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