Information about Cloonagh

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cloonagh
Irish Form of Name:
Cluanach
Translation:
meadow land
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cloonagh
Cluanach
Cloonagh A. Clendenning, Esq., Agent
Cloonagh By. Surveyor’s Sketch Map
Clonagh Larkin’s Co. Map of Galway
Description:
The property of Mr. J. Handcock, Esq., Carhooantrila. It contains 566 acres statute measure – including about 205 acres of these are two Trigl. Stations in this townland. The one in the N. end called Cloonagh No. 2 and the other in the S. called Cloonagh. Cloonagh House is in the S. end of this townland.
Situation:
Isolated portion of this parish bounded on the N by the parish of Cloonbern, on the E. by the parishes of Kilkerrin and Cloonbern, on the S. by Kilkerrin, Parish Cloonboomore and Cloonboobeg townlands and on the W. by Meelickmore and Cloonboobeg townlands.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
566 0 36
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
149 20 0
Building value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
7 2 0
Total value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
153 10 8
Heads of housholds living in the townland at this time:

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
Townland:
Cloonagh is a townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS map of this area.
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Ireland was first mapped in the 1840s. These original maps are available online.
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Cloonagh
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Cloonagh
Information from the Down Survey Website.
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The down survey website will tell you who owned this townland in 1641 (pre Cromwell) and in 1671 (post Cromwell).
Down Survey Website
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Information from Google Maps.
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You can use this link to find this townland on Google Maps.
Google Maps
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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service

Neighbouring Townlands

List of townlands that share a border with this townland:
This is a list of townlands that share a border with this townland.

Population and Census Information

People who lived here:
You can retrieve a list of people who lived in this townland from 1827 to 1911. This list is compiled from the following resources.
  • The Tithe Applotment Books
  • Griffith's Valuation
  • 1901 Census
  • 1911 Census
List of nineteenth century and early twentieth century inhabitants of this townland.
Church records of births, deaths and marriages:
Church records of births, deaths and marriages are available online at http://www.rootsireland.ie. To search these records you will need to know the 'church parish' rather than the 'civil parish'. (The civil parish is the pre-reformation parish and was frequently used as a unit of administration in the past.)
Cloonagh is in the civil parish of Dunmore Parish.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Dunmore
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Dunmore
In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.

Other Sources

Information from the Logainm database.
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