Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Ievers (Castle Ievers)

George Ievers of Athlacca, county Limerick, was the sixth son of Henry Ivers, clerk of the King's Commissioners for settling quit rents at the end of the 17th century. He married a Seward of county Cork and his eldest son, Robert, resided at Castle Ievers. From Robert's third son, Richard, descend the Castle Ievers branch of the family and from his fourth son, George, the Mount Ievers family. Richard Ievers married Elizabeth Holmes and their son, Robert Holmes Ievers and two further generations of Robert Holmes Ievers lived at Castle Ievers. Richard Ievers, the second son of Richard and Elizabeth Ievers, lived at Greenpark. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Robert H. Ievers held land in the parishes of Grean, barony of Coonagh and Athlacca, barony of Coshma. The lands in the parish of Athlacca were held from Anthony B. St Leger, Lady Langford and William Maunsell. In the 1870s Robert Ivers of Castle Ivers owned 1,104 acres in county Limerick. Lands belonging to this estate were sold in the Landed Estates court in 1871 to Michael Murphy.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Castle Ievers Tullerboy Athlacca Kilmallock Athlacca 21 Coshma Limerick OSI Ref: R555 362
OS Sheet: 31
Discovery map: 65
Coolboy Coolboy Athlacca Kilmallock Athlacca 21 Coshma Limerick OSI Ref: R558344
OS Sheet: 39
Discovery map: 65
Greenpark Uregare Uregare Kilmallock Dromin 27 Coshma Limerick OSI Ref: R624 335
OS Sheet: 40
Discovery map: 65
Abbeyville Monaster South Monasteranenagh Croom Abbeyville 13 Coshma Limerick OSI Ref: R552 405
OS Sheet: 31
Discovery map: 65

Archival sources

  • Papers re the Ievers family of Cos Clare & Limerick, 1669-1870. M. 5992 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Ievers, 16 Apr 1861, Vol 61 (46), MRGS 39/031, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Ievers, 8 Nov 1870, Vol 99 (23) & 28 Feb 1871, Vol 100 (30), MRGS 39/047, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey file for parish of Dromin/Athlacca, barony of Coshma, 1943. Limerick North East 14; Limerick Studies Department, Dooradoyle

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources