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The History and Topography of the County of Clare by James Frost

Part I. Topography of Thomond Chapter 6. West Corcabaskin

Kilmacduane Parish

No information exists as to the history of the patron of this parish. His name, Mac an Dubhain, the son of Duvan, is mentioned in an old Life of St. Senan, and it is likewise stated there that his church was subordinate to that of Inniscathy. It is much injured by time. At a little distance is a holy well named after Mac-an-Dubhain. At Ballynagun is another spring dedicated to St. Margaret, and at Kilmacduane is a third in honour of the Blessed Virgin. At all three of these, devotions are still performed. A fourth well is found at Carrow, called Tobar Senain, and a fifth at Drumellihy (Westby), the last-named of which is under the invocation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.