Currach Mór

Claregalway Parish 750 Year History, 1999

Curraghmore 6" OS 1840's Map

Google Maps, Curraghmore














Now uninhabited

Name(s): Curraghmore

Gaeilge: Currach Mór

Meaning(s): Fort of the blacksmith or calves

Description: The land is mostly bog. 

Situated: It is the most westerly townland in the parish and is beside Lough Corrib, it is where the mouth of the river Clare river into the Corrib.

Sub-domination(s): None

Boundaries-townland(s)Montiagh North (Claregalway), Addergoogle, Barranny, Cregduff and Lisheenanoran (Annaghdown) Coarsefield, Gortacallow and Sylaun (Oranmore) 

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

Barony: Dunkellin – Connacht Baronies

District Electoral Division (DED): ClaregalwayMap of Ireland

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

County: Galway –

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

Province: Connacht (Connaught)


The Down Survey Map


Down Survey Landowners/curraghmore


O’Donovan’s field names book 1838 




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: (Pre 1911)  

Burke, Feeney



Lord Clanmorris (Bingham Family)


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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 (Curraghmore)
  • 1911 (Curraghmore, No families)



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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.

No entry for the townland of Currahmore.



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This page was added on 12/03/2017.

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