CLONMULT, a parish, partly in the baronies of IMOKILLY, and KINNATALOON, but chiefly in that of BARRYMORE, county of CORK, and province of MUNSTER, 5 miles (S. W.) from Tallow, on the road to Castle-Martyr; containing 1128 inhabitants. It comprises 3850 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and valued at 2491 per annum. The surface is generally mountainous and wild, the agriculture is in an imperfect state. The village contains about 20 cabins. The living is rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Cloyne, and in the patronage of the Bishop : the tithes amount to 225. In the R. C. divisions of the parish forms part of the union or district of Castle-Martyr, and has a chapel in the village of Clonmult. There is a private school of about 20 children.

Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (London: 1837)

Michael Cronin 2001

Cronin Families of Cork

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