Place:


Boyle  County Roscommon

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Boyle like this:

Boyle, par., township, and market town, in the above bar., on river Boyle, 24 miles SE. of Sligo and 108 miles NW. of Dublin by rail -- par., 19,618 ac., pop. 7319; township, 753 ac., pop. 2994; 2 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-days, Wednesday and Saturday. It has good markets for flax, butter, and provisions; and contains military barracks. Near it is the fine ruin of an abbey.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Boyle, in and County Roscommon | Map and description, A Vision of Ireland through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/27661

Date accessed: 25th April 2024


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