Information about Cloghaun
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
a stony ford
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cloghaun B. S. Sketch Map
Cloghan Inq. Temp. Jac.I
Townland, it is the property of James Lambert, Esq., Cregg of Clare. All under tillage and near its North end is a remarkable fort on the Parish boundary. The road from Claregalway to Shrule bounds its West side. Near its Eastern side stands a Trigl. Station.
It is situated 2 miles north of Claregalway, bounded on the North by Lackagh Parish, East and West by do and South by Waterdale townland.
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
If you notice any inaccuracies with any of the above, please e-mail
©Galway Public Library.