SHANBOUGH, a parish, in the barony of IDA, county of KILKENNY, and province of MUNSTER, 3 ½ miles (W.) from New Ross; containing 429 inhabitants, and comprising 1709 statute acres. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Rossbercon: the rectory is impropriate in the corporation of Waterford.

The tithes amount to £82. 19., of which two-thirds are payable to the corporation, and the remainder to the vicar.

In the R. C. divisions also it is part of the union or district of Rossbercon.

Search Topographical Dictionary of Ireland »