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Miscellaneous

"COLEBROOK, (or Drumany), a river rising on the borders of county Monaghan, Ireland, which, after a course of 25 miles, falls into Lough Erne. On its banks are Brookeborough, Maguiresbridge, and Lisnaskea.

"CREMORNE, a barony in the county of Monaghan, province of Ulster, Ireland. It is bounded by the baronies of Dartree and Monaghan on the N. W., by the county of Armagh on the N.E., by the barony of Donaghmore on the S.W., and by the county of Cavan on the S.E. It is 17 miles in length and 8 in breadth, its area being 85,430 acres. It contains the parishes of Aghnamullin, Mucknoe, Clontibret, part of Ballybay, Tehallan, Tullycorbet, and the towns and villages of Castleblanev, Ballytrain, and Ballybay. The surface is hilly, the highest ground being on the Crieve Hill. It contains several lakes, the river Fane, and the rivulets Annalee and Cootehill. The inhabitants are chiefly weavers."

"CRIEVE, a hill in the county of Monaghan, province of Ulster, Ireland, about 3 miles S.E. of Ballybay, and a similar distance S.W. of Castleblaney. Its height is inconsiderable, but its isolated position renders it a commanding vantage ground. From its sides slate of good quality is quarried, and on its top is Lough Eagish. From the facility of obtaining water power, numerous bleach-mills have been established around the hill. The Crieve loughs and several handsome residences lie at its foot."

"DARTRY, a barony in the county of Monaghan, province of Ulster, Ireland. The barony of Monaghan forms its N. and N.E. boundary, that of Cremorne its eastern; the county of Cavan lies on the S., and that of Fermanagh on the W. It is nearly 9 miles square, comprising 59,610 acres. The river Fin passes through its western portion, and the Cootehill through its eastern. It contains the parishes of Ematris, Killevan, and Aghabog, and parts of Clones, Drummully, and Currin, and the village of Newbliss.

"DROMORE LOUGH, (and Dromore House), on the boundary between the counties of Cavan and Monaghan, province of Ulster, Ireland, near Cootehill.

"FANE, a river in the counties of Armagh and Monaghan, province of Ulster, and in the county of Louth, province of Leinster, Ireland. It rises in Monaghan and Armagh, and after a course of 20 miles, in which it augments its waters from Lough Muckno and other lakes, empties itself into Dundalk Bay, near Lurgan Green. Fane Valley is a beautiful demesne about 4 miles from the river's embouchure."

"FARNEY, a barony in the county Monaghan, province of Ulster, Ireland. It is bounded by the barony of Cremourne on the N., by counties Armagh and Louth on the E., Louth and Meath on the S., and Cavan on the W. It has an area of 67,436 acres, consisting principally of limestone, with soil-of rich quality. It is drained eastward by the rivers South Lagan and Fane, and westward by the Annalee. The interior is interspersed with numerous lakes. It contains the parishes of Donaghmoyne, Magheracloone, and Magheross, and parts of Killanney and Inishkeen."

"KESHLIN, a lough in county Monaghan, province of Ulster, Ireland. It is 3 miles W. of the town of Monaghan. In an adjacent bog an ancient habitation was discovered consisting of several chambers."

"KILCROW, a small lough in county Monaghan, Ireland, 3 miles N.E. of Cootehill. On its banks is Kilcrow House."

"LAGAN, a river, rising in three head-streams, in counties Monaghan and Cavan, province of Ulster, and county Meath, province of Leinster, Ireland. It takes an easterly direction, and after a course of nearly 25 miles, falls into Dundalk Bay, on nearing which point it assumes the name of the Glyde."

"MONAGHAN, a barony in county Monaghan, province of Ulster, Ireland. It is bounded by the baronies of Trough, Cremorne, Dartree, and the counties of Armagh, Fermanagh, and Tyrone. It covers an area of 69,904 acres, and contains the parishes of Drumsnat, Kilmore, Monaghan, Tedavent, and parts of Ballybay, Clones, Tehallen, and Tullycorbet."

"MONALTY, a lough in county Monaghan, Ireland, near Carrickmacross. It is about 2 miles long."

"MOUNTAIN RIVER, a feeder of the Blackwater, rises in the Slieve Beagh hills, county Monaghan, Ireland."

"MULLYASH, a range of hills in county Monaghan, Ireland, 5 miles N.E. of Castleblaney. The highest point is about 1,040 feet."

"OONY, a small lough in county Monaghan, Ireland, 4 miles N.E. of Clones."

"ROSS, a lough on the borders of counties Armagh and Monaghan, Ireland, 5 miles S.E. of Castleblaney."

"TROUGH, a barony, county Monaghan, province of Ulster, Ireland. It contains the parish of Donagh and a portion of Errigal Trough."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2018