A Little Bit of Ireland

Francis Guy's Directory of Munster 1886

Ardnacrusha, Co. Clare

Post office serving parts of parishes of St. Patrick's and St. Munchins in Co. Clare.

Situated on the northern shore of the Shannon and connected wiht the north liberties of the city of Limerick by the ancient bridge of Thomond.


Postmaster-Edward Conway

Clerk of Petty Sess-Stannard Macadam

Constabulary in charge of Ardnacrusha station, district of Sixmilebridge-Sergeant Michael Fitzgibbon

-in charge of Caherdavin station (Limerick rural)-Sargeant James Garvey



Gentry and Clergy

Cantillon, Francis; Garraun

Corker, Major; Trough castle

Delmege, John Christopher JP (JP cos. Cork and Limerick); Castlepark

Gleeson, Rev Luke P.P.; Ardnacrusha

Frost, Patrick JP; Castlebank

Joynt, James; Reanabrone

Kelly, John George (JP co Limerick); Clonmacken house

MacAdam, Colonel Thomas Stannard JP (JP Sussex, late 3rd batt York and Lancaster

Regt); Blackwater house, Bordehill house, Cuckfield, Sussex

McAdam, Robert S; Ballyglass

McDonnell, John JP (JP city of Limerick); Fairy Hill

Rogers, William; St Thomas Island

Rose, Robert De Ros JP co Limerick (late Lieut Limerick co Militia); Kilrush

Tracey, Rev. Edward; cc, Ardnacrusha

Westropp, George; Parteen



National, Ardnacrusha-Head Teachers-Male: James O' Dea; Female: Anastatia Brosnan



Butter Merchant

Russell, Michael; Coolraine house



Owens, William; Kilrush

Tidmarsh, David; Kilrush




Hegarty K.

Ryan, Catherine

Hourigan, William




Taylor, David; Kilrush




Kelly, Laurence; Moylish


Principal Farmers


Parish St Munchin's

Boland, John; Clonmacken

Browne, Michael; Ballygrennan

Clery, Michael J; Kilrush

Grimes, Matthew; Caherdavin

Healy, Michael; Shannabooly

Mulcahy, William sen. ; Clonmacken

Mulcahy, William jun. ; Caherdavin

Mullins, William; Coolraine

McMahon, Thomas sen.; Clonmacken

McMahon, Thomas jun.; Clonconane

McNamara, James (Malachy); Shannabooly

O'Halloran, James; Knock

Ryan, Michael; Knockalisheen



Parish at St. Patrick's

Cochrane, Thomas; Singland cottage

Hartigan, Thomas; Quinspool

Hickey, Patrick; Ballykeelaun

Holmes, John sen, Knockballynameath

Holmes, John jun, Knockballynameath

Lane, Patrick; Quinspool

McNamara, Denis F; Shannakyle

McNamara, Patrick, Athlunkard

Minahan, John; Singland

O' Grady, Thomas; Rosmadda west


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