Information about Drumacoo

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Drom a' Chú
Mochu’s Church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Drom a' Chú
Drummacoo A. F St. George, Esq. Tyrone.
Dromacroe Beaufort’s Map of Ireland
Dromaccoo and Drumacroe Carlisle’s Topl. Dictionary
Drumacoe County Book
Drumacoo County Map
Drumucool Down Survey 1655
Dromacoe High Constable for the Barony
Dromuckowe Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Dromacoo Population List 1821
Parish of Drummacoo Sketch Map
Dromacoo Tithe Composition Book
This parish derives its name from an old ruin and burying ground situated in the townland of Drummacoo, its greatest extent from East to West is 5 British miles, its greatest breadth from North to South is 1¾ miles. It is divided into 10 townlands. The principal roads leading through this parish are from Galway to Kinvarra and the nearest market town to this parish is Kinvarra and Galway where all commodities are bought and sold.
In the Barony of Dunkellin and County of Galway. Bounded on the North by the parish of Stradballly, on E. & S. by Kilcolgan parish and on West by the high water mark of the sea.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 1 page 301 to page 302