Leacht Seoirse

Claregalway Parish History 750 Years, 1999

Loughgeorge Name Stone, 1996
Josette Farrell, Claregalway.info
Loughgeorge 6" OS 1840's Map

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There was a well known pub and restaurant named Malachy Kellys here, which became Kyne’s Tavern and then Terry Brennan’s. It is the location for the Galway GAA training pitch. While the local Garda District Barracks  is known as Loughgeorge, it is actually in the townland of Claregalway.

Name(s): Loughgeorge or Laghtgeorge or Lachtgeorge townlands.ie/loughgeorge

Gaeilge: Leacht Seoirse logainm.ie/loughgeorge

Meaning(s): George’s Stone

Description: All land is good.

Situated: Loughgeorge is located along the N17. The third milestone is standing in this townland and is inscribed with the figure ‘6’, indicating six Irish miles from Eyre Square, Galway.

Sub-dominations: Cimím

Boundaries-townland(s): Claregalway, Peake and Rooaunmore.

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

Barony: Clare – Connacht Baronies

District Electoral Division (DED): ClaregalwayMap of Ireland

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

County: Galway – galway.ie

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

Province: Connacht(Connaught)


The Down Survey Map


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O’Donovan’s field names book 1838 

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: (Pre 1911)  

Burke, O’Brien, Scully



Alliance Insurance Company, London (all formerly belonging to Lord Oranmore and Browne)



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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. (titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie)

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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. (askaboutireland.ie)

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General Registry of Office (GRO) Records


Census of Ireland (1821- 1911)



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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 Entries for Loughgeorge (for Garda Barracks search Claregalway)




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This page was added on 20/03/2017.

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