Place names of Galway and the people who resided therein

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Place names search

This site provides a searchable database of placenames in Galway county, a county in the west of Ireland.
It includes the Ordnance Survey Field Name Books; notebooks which were compiled as part of the first Ordnance Survey of Ireland in the 1840s. The books are aranged alphabetically by Civil Parish, and include
The original books for Galway county are available, on microfilm, at Galway Public Library, but they have been transcribed and can be searched on this site using the place name search form.
The site includes the following...

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Galway Public Library wishes to gratefully acknowledge the assistance of the Heritage Council.
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