A Little Bit of Ireland



Is a small, improving, post and market town, in the county of Galway, ninety-nine miles west by south of Dublin, eighteen south-east of Galway, twelve south-west of Loughrea, and fifteen north of Ennis. It consists of three principal streets concentring in the square, where the market is held; it is remarkably clean, the streets are spacious and the houses are well built. The place is the property of Lord Gort, and promises to become a town of considerable business. The church is a handsome edifice with a steeple; there is also a neat slated Roman Catholic chapel. Here is a good barrack for a detachment of horse, a court house, where the sessions are held, and a manor court, for the recovery of small debts. It has a good market on Saturday, and four fairs in the year, viz; on the 17th of March, the 10th of May, the 11th of August and the 7th of November. Population about 1800.

POST OFFICE- Post Master, Mr. Michael Tohy. The Dublin mail is despatches at thirty-two minutes past three to Ennis, and returns at five minutes past eight in the morning. The mail to Loughrea every morning at fifty-two minutes past eight, and returns at twenty-five minutes past three in the afternoon. The mail is sent to Burrin on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and returns the same time.


Butler Francis, esq., Ballyregen
Butler Walter, esq, Ashfield
Butler Walter, esq., Creg
Butler Wm. esq, Banahow
Bastrott James, esq., Duros
Blake Foster, esq, Rose Park
Burke Miles, esq., Fort Hill
Daly Francis, esq. Ballylee
D'Arcy James, esq. Rockvale
DeImege Rev.John, Deanery            House
Duffy Rev. Michael, P.P.
Eyre Burke, esq, Cloone
Foster John, esq., Rathorpe
Foster Robt, esq., Fiddane
Galbraith Richd., esq, Cappard
Gort Viscount, Loughcoote Castle
Gregory Richd. esq, Coole
Kehoe Nathaniel, esq.
Kennett Chas, L, esq
Lahiff Danl. esq
Lahiff Henry, esq, Ballyhirin
Lahiff James, esq.
Lahiff Thos, esq, Rissane
Lopdell Chas., esq. Cattleloop
Lopdell Christopher, esq., Derryowen
Lopdell John, esq., Riverview
Lynch Pat, esq. Durass
Mahon John, esq., Tyllara
Nowlan John esq, Prospect
O'Hara John, esq., Raheeden
Rogers Michael, esq.
Rosengrave Jeremiah, esq. Lisheen
Rosengrave, Matthew, esq.
Shaughnessy Rev. Michl, P.P.
Ward Thos, esq., Drimmon



Blackburn Wm, apothecary
Fitzpatrick Michl, apothecary
Fitzpatrick Patrick, surgeon & apothecary


Bolan John, livery stable keeper
Calnan Pat, grocer
Carroll Pat, publican
Crawford William, grocer and spirit dealer
Cunniff Denis, publican
Curley John, publican
Drew Francis, grocer
Egan Thos., grocer
Fitzpatrick Andrew, shoemaker

Ford Malachi, grocer
Forrest James, innkeeper
Glynn John, tobacco manufacturer
Glynn Robt, grocer
Hogan Gerard, publican
Holeran Pat, publican
Hynes Bartholomew, innkeeper
Kehoe Joseph, grocer
Kelly Edward, shoemaker
Kelly Geo, publican
Lahiff Daniel, miller
Lahiff James, tanner
Manton John, grocer
McGill John, publican and mason
McGuane Owen, publican
McNerny Timothy, boot maker
Nagle James, baker
Nelly John, publican
Nestor Martin, publican
Nowlan Thos., publican and carpenter
O'Donohue Pat, linen and woollen draper
Quinn James, grocer
Shaughnessy Ann, linen & woollen draper
Shaughnessy Edwd, linen and woollen draper
Shaughnessy mary, grocer
Stenson Wm, saddler and haness maker
Tully Pat, grocer
Watson Daniel, craner


Mr. Wm. Crawford, distributor

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