Information about Fohanagh

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
abounding in thistles
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Fohanagh (parish)
Fohanagh By. Sketch Map
Fohenagh Carlisle’s Top. Dic.
Foinagh Co. Alph. List
Fohanagh H. & Pop. Rep.
Fohanagh Hartley Hodson, Esq.
Foynagh Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Skahanagh Larkin’s Co. Map
Fohanagh Manus Ward, Esq.
Fohanagh Rev. Joseph Seymour
Fohenagh Seward’s Top. Hib.
Foheny Thos. Birmingham, Esq.
Foinagh Walter McDonagh, Esq.
This parish contains a. r. p., all under cultivation except about 800 acres bog and about 400 of wood or plantation.
Is situated in the eastern side of the County Galway in the baronies of Kilconnel and Cloonmacnoon. Bounded by Killosolan parish in the barony of Tiaquin, by Ahascragh parish in the baronies of Kilconnel and Cloonmacnoon, by Kilgerril parish in Cloonmacnoon Barony and by Kilconnel and Ballymacward parishes in Kilconnel Barony.
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 623 to page 625