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Placename : Dunhill

In Irish : Dún Aill     Administrative Unit : Parish     Audio File (.wav) Pronunciation Audio File

Administrative Details:

The parish name is not of ecclesiastical origin. The ancient parish church, erected almost contemporaneously with the castle, was to a certain extent an appendage to the latter, under the shadow of which it stood. It dates therefore from the first period of Anglo-Norman occupation, when it was founded to replace the small Celtic churches of Killowen, Kilcannon and Killsteague. This maritime parish belongs to the Lismore Diocese.


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Parish Location Map:

Annestown, Ballybregin, Ballycraddock, Ballygarran, Ballyheadon, Ballyleen, Ballylenane, Ballynageeragh, Ballynagorkagh, Ballyrobin, Benvoy, Castlecraddock, Castlecraddockbog, Coolrattin, Crinalisk, Crough, Dunhill, Johnstown, Kilcannon, Killone, Kilsteague, Knockane, Lissaviron, Lissavironbog, Savagetown, Shanaclone, Smoor Beg, Smoor More,

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