Information about Knockgarra Village

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Knockgarra Village
Irish Form of Name:
Cnoc garbh
rough hill
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cnoc garbh
Knockgarra Village Local
Mountscribe and Taunagh West, a cluster of country houses on the road leading to Galway Bay.
In the townland Doorus, parish of Doorus, Barony of Kiltartan and County Galway.

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Knockgarra Village is in Doorus townland.