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Promote Your Local Activity on Kilmurry.Com

 

Kilmurry.Com would like to invite locals to promote your club, commitee, group or activity here on our site.

Its as easy to do.

Just go to the “Contact Us” page and complete the “To Contact the Website Administrator enter information here” Section. And you will be contacted about what to do next…

In the last week there has been 1200 hits on the site with 700 unique visitors. Keeping the community informed.

Welcome To Kilmurry.com

Although this parish is so called after the Mary, there is reason to suppose that it was originally dedicated to some Irish saint. A holy well a little way from the site of the church is called Tobar Faoile, after the virgin saint of that name who had a religious establishment at Athcliath Meadhraidhe in the county of Galway, and another near Limerick from which the parish of Killeely is designated. Of the church itself not a trace remains, but the graveyard surrounding it is greatly used by the people of the neighbouring country as a place of burial. In Kilmurry parish are found the castle of Rossroe, in good preservation belonging in 1580 to Fineen, son of Loghlen MacNamara; and the castle of Drumullan, the property at that time of Covea son of Mahone MacNamara.