Cluain Mhic Cáinín

Claregalway Parish 750 History, 1999

Cloonacauneen (Claregalway) 6" OS 1840's Map

Google Maps, Cloonacauneen










Next to the townland of the same name in the Castlegar parish and both join at the border of the parish. There is only one house there now.

Name(s): Cloonacauneen

GaeilgeCluain Mhic Cáinín

Meaning(s): Meadow

Description: The land is of mixed quality.

Situated: It lies next to the Cloon townland and the N17. Top of Holmes’ Hill.

Sub-dominations: Holmes’ Hill

Boundaries-townland(s): Cloon and Rockwood (Claregalway), Cloonacauneen (Castlegar/Oranmore)

Civil & Church of Ireland ParishClaregalway – Claregalway Civil Parish (John Grenham)

Barony: Dunkellin – Connacht Baronies

District Electoral Division (DED): Carrowbrowne – Map of Ireland

Poor Law Union (PLU): Galway (Poor Law Valuation) – Poor Law Unions (1851) 

County: Galway –

Diocese: The Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora – Galway Rural  

Province: Connacht(Connaught)


The Down Survey Map

(1650’s) No townland information available for Cloonacauneen, Claregalway or Cloonacauneen, in Castlegar.  (The Records for County Galway were destroyed in 1711)

Down Survey Landowners/cloonacauneen


O’Donovan’s field names book 1838 




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: (Pre 1911)  




Robert Faire



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(Claregalway Parish)


Tithe Applotments (c1827)

The names of occupiers and the size of their agricultural holdings, over one acre only, in each townland. To determine the amount that they should pay in tithes to the Church of Ireland. (

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Roman Catholic Parish Registers


Griffith Valuation’s

Primary Valuation of Ireland

A survey involving a detailed valuation of every taxable holding of agricultural or built property on the island of Ireland. Completed between 1864-1865 . Date of Publication for Claregalway was 1855. (

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General Registry of Office (GRO) Records


Census of Ireland (1821- 1911)

  • 1821 vs 1831 (General Parish Population Only)
  • 1831 (Summary of Returns for Claregalway Parish Only)
  • 1841 (Summary of Returns for Parish Only)
  • 1851 (Summary of Returns for Townlands Only)
  • 1861 (Summary of Returns for Townlands Only)
  • 1871 (Summary of Returns for Townlands Only)
  • 1881 (Summary of Returns for Townlands Only)
  • 1891 (Summary of Returns for Townlands Only)
  • 1901 (No Families) try Cloonacauneen in Castlegar
  • 1911 (No Families) try Cloonacauneen in Castlegar


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Index and Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929

by Registry of Deeds, Dublin


Archaeological Survey of Ireland (ASI)

The Archaeological Survey of Ireland (ASI) is a unit of the National Monuments Service.

Cloonacauneen – Crannóg – GA082-098



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This page was added on 06/03/2017.

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