In Irish : An Eaglais
Aonad Riaracháin : Paróiste
Comhad Fuaime Foghraíochta
THE present Parish lies on the east bank of the Blackwater. Within this parish was the chief seat and stronghold (Dromana) of the Lord of the Decies. There was also a Friary of Franciscans, occupied by members of the brotherhood till quite recently and recognized as a transplantation of the Youghal Convent - the first Franciscan foundation made in Ireland. The Friars, expelled from Youghal, retired hither to await a lull in the penal storm and perhaps to enjoy such protection as the Lords of the Decies - Dromana FitzGeralds - could afford them. The ancient parish church ruin is of unusual interest and deserves preservation as a national monument.
Léarscáil de shuíomh an Pharóiste:
Glenassy or Cooneen,
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