Information about Cloonkeenmore

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cloonkeenmore
Irish Form of Name:
Translation:
beautiful lawn (big)
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cloonkeenmore
Clonkeen
Cloonkeenmore North B. S. Sketch Map
Clonkeen Barony Map
Clonkeen County Map
Clonekyne Inq. Temp. Car. I
Clonkeen Inq. Temp. Car. I
Cloonkeene Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Cloonkin Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Cloonkeene Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Cloonkeen Vestry Book 1826 at Athenry
Description:
Great portion bog, remainder under tillage.Townland. It is the property of Mr. Daly, Cont. G. 2/3ds of this townland is bog, the remainder under tillage. A road passes through its centre from East to West and near its North angle is a Trigl. Station.
Situation:
4 miles S.E. of Monivea. It is situated 3¾ miles S.E. of Monivea bounded on the North by Clough in Clonkeen Parish, West by Cloonkeenbeg, South by Cloonkeen More South and East by the parish of Killimor.

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:
Cloonkeenmore 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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Cloonkeenmore
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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Cloonkeenmore
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.)
Cloonkeenmore is in the civil parish of Monivea.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Abbeyknockmoy
  • Athenry
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Monivea
In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.