John McCullagh December 7, 2007
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Forkhill parish, 41/2  miles NNW of Dundalk, has currently 7063 inhabitants of which 152 are in town, writes Lewis in 1837.


The parish was constituted in 1771 by act of council, by separating 12 townlands from the parish of Loughgilly and 11 from Killeavy. It comprises according to the Ordnance Survey 12590 acres of which 11910 are applotted under the tithe act and valued at

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