Landed Estates
NUI Galway


Sir Gilbert Greenal was created Baron Daresbury in 1927. He was a member of the wealthy Greenall family of Cheshire who had been involved in brewing from the mid 18th century and had other business interests. In 1938 he was succeeded by his second son Edward as 2nd Baron (1902-1990). The 2nd Baron Daresbury, a keen huntsman, was Master of the Limerick Foxhounds 1947-1990 and purchased Clonshire and Mount Coote in county Limerick.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Clonshire Clonshirebeg Clonshire Rathkeale Croagh 134 Connello Lower Limerick OSI Ref: R435 452
OS Sheet: 21
Discovery map: 65
Mount Coote Mountcoote Ardpatrick Kilmallock Kilmallock 43 Coshlea Limerick OSI Ref: R628 275
OS Sheet: 48
Discovery map: 73

Archival sources

  • Catalogue of a 7 day sale of furniture, livestock, etc at Mount Coote, by the executors of Lord Daresbury, 1940. LM1994.0021; Limerick City Museum
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey file for parish of Kilmallock, barony of Coshlea, 1943. Limerick North East 22 ; Limerick Studies Department, Dooradoyle
  • Deeds & papers of Greenall & Co, 17th - 20th centuries.; Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies Service

Modern printed sources