"LISSELTON, a parish in the barony of Iraghticonnor, county Kerry, province of Munster, Ireland, 5 miles N.W. of Listowel. Ballybunion is its post town. It is 2 miles long by 1½ mile broad. The surface is boggy. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ardfert and Aghadoe, value £45. The church was built in 1815 by means of a loan from the late Board of First Fruits. There are one or two hedge-schools: also remains of a friary which was founded by John O'Connor in 1478."