Information about Bullaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
a well in a rock
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Bullane [Unable to read.] Smyth, Esq., Loughrea
Bullaun Boundary Sketch
Bullane G. Jury Presentment Book
About l/6 bog, the greater part of the remainder is pasture, most of which is of a very superior description, the remainder is choice tillage. In this parish there are 6 small villages, 1 Danish Fort, 2 graveyards, 1 cave. 2 remarkable walls, 2 schools, 5 quarries and a Roman Catholic Chapel.
Forms the eastern extremity of the Barony of Loughrea, and is bounded on the West by the parishes of Kilconickney and Loughrea, in the Barony of Loughrea, on the N. by those of Kiltulla and Grange in the Barony of Athenry, and on the E. by that of Killaan, Barony of Kilconnel and on the South by that of Kilriekil, Barony of Athenry.
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 498 to page 499