KILLYLEAGH , a small seaport andmarket
See also:town of
See also:county Down,
See also:Ireland, in the east
See also:parliamentary division, on the western
See also:shore of
See also:Strangford Lough . Pop . (1901), 1410 .
See also:Linen manufacture is the
See also:industry, and agricultural produce is exported . Killyleagh was an important stronghold in early times, and the
See also:castle preserves the towers of the old
See also:building .
See also:John de Courcy erected this among many other fortresses in the neighbourhood; it was besieged by
See also:Shane O'Neill (1567), destroyed by
See also:Monk (1648), and subsequently rebuilt . The town was incorporated by
See also:James I., and returned two members to the Irish parliament .
CHARLES EDWARD KILMAINE (1751-1799)
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