|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|
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.