Eglish (Offaly)

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The 1821-1851 census returns were almost destroyed in a fire, the 1861-1891 census returns were destroyed by the Government. The 1901-1911 census returns are available on line free of charge on line on the National Archives of Ireland website.


Eglish is situated in the barony of armagh and is located 5 miles from the town of armagh. Its on the road to charlemont and holds a population of 5419 people. The main area of rock is limestone and its used for building and also burning for manure. The canal of Ulster runs through the parish. 330 pupils are educated in both private and primary schools. This area takes its name from lisdown meaning the city of forts. There is ruins of an old church form a scenic object on the top of a hill to the west borders the parish.

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