Information about Clonkeen

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cluain Caon Cerill
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Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cluain Caon Cerill
Clonkeen Beaufort’s Map of Ireland
Cluain Caoin Cairill Book of Leacon, fol.? 92
Cloonkeen (Parish) BS.
Clonkeen Carlisle’s Top. Dict.
Clonkeen County Map
Clonkeencarol Down Survey 1655
Cloonkeen (Parish) Printed Townland List
Clonkeen Rev. J. Seymour of Cauraunmore
This parish contains 8213 statute acres, is of an irregular form. The greatest length S. is 5½ miles and breadth from E. to W. 4½ miles. This parish is very rocky level and the greatest part is flow bog in the N. of the parish. There is a small village called Gurteen, it is on the road from Loughrea to Castleblakeny.
Situated in the Barony of Tiaquin and County of Galway, 8 miles N. of Loughrea and 3 miles E of Monavea.
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 letters.
  • Volume 1 page 249 to page 250
  • Volume 1 page 631