In Irish : Cill Mhic Liag
Administrative Unit : Parish
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The parish is called after the townland on which the church stood - the townland and church deriving their name in turn from the 7th century founder of the latter. Only insignificant remains of the church survive; these are rather picturesquely situated on the extreme point of a fertile headland which juts out into that portion of Tramore Bay, known as â€œThe Back Strand.â€? Close to the church lies a great stone font or laver of rude workmanship and portion of a second and much smaller, but otherwise similar, vessel. Several well defined mounds, with traces of many earthen buildings and enclosures, immediately to the north of the ruin, tell of a former extensive settlement.
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