LISMORE. Has no armorial bearings registered in Ulster's Office, but the following are attributed to the town : — Argent, an abbey (?) of two spires, and in chief a dove holding in its beak an olive branch, within a glory and descending from clouds all proper. In the gateway is an escutcheon of the arms of the Right Honourable the Earl of Shannon, namely. Party per bend embattled argent and gules in chief a crescent of the last for difference, surmounted by an earl's coronet. Motto — " God's providence is our inheritance."
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