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Statistical Account

OR

PAROCHIAL SURVEY

OF

IRELAND,

DRAWN UP FROM THE COMMUNICATIONS OF THE CLERGY,

BY WILLIAM SHAW MASON, Esq. M.R.I.A.

REMEMBRANCER AND RECEIVER OF FIRST FRUITS, AND
SECRETARY TO THE BOARD OF PUBLIC RECORDS.

“Attamen audendum est, et veritas investiganda, quam si non omnino
assequeremur, tamen propius ad eam, quam nunc sumus, tandem perveniemus.”

VOL. III.

DUBLIN:

PRINTED AT THE FAULKNER-PRESS.

FOR JOHN CUMMING, M. N. MAHON, HODGES AND M'ARTHUR, C. P. ARCHER,
AND R. MILLIKIN, DUBLIN; LONGMAN, Hurst, rees, orme and
BROWNE, AND JOHN NICHOLS, SON AND BENTLEY, LONDON;

AND ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND CO. EDINBURGH.

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GEORGE ROBERT DAWSON, ESQ.

REPRESENTATIVE IN PARLIAMENT FOR THE COUNTY

OF LONDONDERRY,

&c. &c. &c.

SIR,

THE attention which you have

bestowed in Parliament on subjects connected with this part of the Empire, would, of itself, afford sufficient grounds for prefixing your name to one of the volumes of a work intended to convey a minute knowledge of its resources. When to this are added the many obligations that I experienced from you in its commencement, in your official situation here during the administration of Mr. Peel, its liberal and indulgent patron, both public

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