Ballinacargy in 1839
Ballinacargy, or Balnacarrig, is in the barony of Moygoish, 58 miles from Dublin.
The town had, in 1831, 46 houses, neatly built and roofed with slate. It is in the parish of Kilbixy, and the Roman Catholic chapel for the parish is in the town.
There are a market on Wednesday, the largest in the county for oats and barley, and a market on Saturday for provisions; also two yearly fairs.
Petty-sessions are held here, and the town is one of the stations of the county constabulary.
There are a dispensary and a free school.