In 1837 Raleagh was the residence of W. Minhear. James Minhear was occupying this house in the mid 19th century. He held it from the representatives of - Carleton and it was valued at £20.10 shillings. The National Inventory of Architectural Heritage notes that Raleigh House, in the mid eighteenth century, was the home of Art O'Leary, about whom the famous poem in the Irish language, ''Caoineadh Áirt Uí Laoghaire'' was composed. Raleigh House is still extant.