Information about Claddaghdhu Chapel

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Claddaghdhu Chapel
Irish Form of Name:
Cladach Dubh
black beach
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Claddaghdhu Chapel
Cladach Dubh
Cladach Dubh
Claddaghdhu Chapel Inhabitants
This chapel was built in 1818 by the parishioners at the expense of £500. It is capable of containing about 650 persons.
Situated in W. corner of Claddaghdhu townland.

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
Claddaghdhu Chapel is in Claddaghduff townland.

Information From Maps

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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Claddaghdhu Chapel
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service