Information about Clontuskert

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cluain Tuaiscirt
north lawn or meadow
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Clontooskert Parish
Cluain Tuaiscirt
Clonthuskert or Clontuoskirt O'Maney Archdall’s Mon. Hib.
Clontooskert By. Sketch Map
Clonthuskert, Clontuskert, Cloontuskert Carlisle’s Top. Dict.
Clontouskert Co. Alph. List
Cloontuskert Grand Jury Pamphlets
Clontuskert H. C. Pop. Report
Clontuskart Honble. Willm. Le Poer Trench
Clontuskert Inq. Temp. Car. I
Clontoyskert Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Clontuskert Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Cluon Tuoskert – 2 qrs. Inq. Temp. Gul. III
Clowntoskert :There is strong evidence of the identity of these names. Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Killtwoskart :There is strong evidence of the identity of these names. Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Clontouskert Larkin’s Co. Map
Cloontooskert Mr. Arthur Walsh
Clontooskert Mr. Blake
Clonthuskert Seward’s Top. Hib.
See Roscommon Co. Book
The chief part of this parish belongs to the Earl of Clancarty, James McDermott, Joseph Michl. McDonell, and William Kelly, Esq., held by deed for ever. There is a large tract of bog in the S. East side of this parish. The arable part is considered to be in a good state of cultivation. The inhabitants live middling comfortable and the houses and roads in good repair.
Is situated in the eastern side of the County Galway in the Baronies of Cloonmacnoon and Longford, bounded by Clonfert and Kiltormer parishes in the barony of Longford, by Killallaghtan and Kilcloony parishes in the barony of Cloonmacnoon, by Aughrim parish in the baronies of Cloonmacnoon and Kilconnel, and on the N. East by the river Suck which separates it from the parishes of Creagh and Moore in the barony of Moycarne and County Roscommon.
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 625 to page 646