Information about Lackagh

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
full of flat stones
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Lackagh Parish B. S. Sketch Map
Lackagh Beaufort’s Map of Ireland
Lackagh Carlisle’s Top. Dictionary
Lackagh County Book
Laka Down Survey 1655
Lackaugh Parish High Constable 1838
Leccagh Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Lackagh Printed List of Townlands
It is for the most part a shallow gravely soil, about ½ under pasture with occasional patches of rocks, the remainder tillage. There are many respectable farmers but by far the greater part are of the humbler class.
In the Barony of Clare, bounded on the North by the Parish of Kilmoylan, E. by the Parish of Abbey, S. by Athenry and Claregalway Parishes and W. by the Parish of Annaghdown. 6 Irish miles N.E. of Galway.
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 287 to page 289