The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Munster

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
The Encyclopedia Americana
Munster
Edition of 1920. See also Munster on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

MUNSTER, Ireland, the southwest and largest of the four provinces of that country, bounded on the north by Connaught, on the east by Leinster, and on the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean. It has an area of 9,532 square miles and is divided into the counties of Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford. Pop. 1,035,495, 94 per cent Roman Catholics.