Information about Oughterard Town

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Oughterard Town
Irish Form of Name:
Uachtar Árd
upper height
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Oughterard Town Barony Map
Oughterard Town County Map
Proprietors Arthur Ffrench St. George, Captain O’Flaherty and Thos. Martin, Esq., M.P. The town of Ooghterard is composed of one street, the principal buildings are the Church, R.C.Chapel and Courthouse. Markets are kept in this town on Thursdays.
In the northern extremity of the parish about 14 miles N.W. of the town of Galway.