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Lisgoold, County Cork, Ireland

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Description of Lisgoold, County Cork, Ireland

Lisgoold is a small town or townland in County Cork, Ireland. It is located in the Civil Parish of Lisgoold, and the Roman Catholic Parish of Lisgoold.

The main church in Lisgoold is named for Saint John the Baptist, and is located on Church Hill Road, a small, one-lane road that runs by the church. An old cemetery located at the church has gravesites going back to the days of the Irish famine. The old part of the cemetery has stones that have become unreadable, but dating to at least 1847.

A few businesses and an apartment complex join the rural homes and farms in this farming community.

Other small townlands and towns are located in Lisgoold Civil Parish, including the townland of Top Cross.

Lisgoold is also located near Ballincurrig townland.

Lisgoold is also located near the Templebodan River, a small stream.

Historical Documents and Sources

The written history of settlement in Lisgoold goes back at least two centuries.

  • Roman Catholic Church baptism registers are available online beginning in 1807, and Roman Catholic marriage records are available online dating back to 1821. -
  • Former residents are found in Lisgoold townland on Griffith's Valuations tax records for 1853:
  • Selected burials for Lisgoold Cemetery, and some cemetery photos are available on Find A Grave - Troy, Connell, Brien, Ahern and related families:
  • Occupied buildings today are viewable with modern mapping software on Google and Mapquest.

Articles about Lisgoold

Mapping Sources

Lisgoold Name Study Projects on wikitree

  • Lisgoold, Ahern Name Study
  • Lisgoold, Connell Name Study
  • Lisgoold, Troy Name Study

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