Mullach Otraigh

Claregalway Parish History 750 Years, 1999

Mullacuttra Name Stone, 1996
Josette Farrell,
Mullaghruttery 6" OS Map 1840's Map

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It is told in a story from Irish folklore that the name Mullacuttra originated from Mullach a ‘Chait Rua’ which was a Great Red Cat that guarded a treasure buried in the area in olden times.  A feature of the area is the striking stone walls dividing the fields.

Name(s): Mullaghruttery or Mullacuttra

Gaeilge: Mullach Otraigh

Meaning(s): Hill of the Great Red Cat

Description: Land is arable, suitable for grazing and tillage.

Situated: Mullaghruttery is on the right as you go to Corrandulla. It adjoins Peake.

Sub-dominations: None

Boundaries-townland(s): Gortadooey, Peake and Waterdale (Claregalway) Caraun and Carheeny (Lackagh)

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 –

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)  

Connell, Glynn, Golding, Herwood, Hogan, Keane, Hughes, Lambert and Lyons



James Staunton Lambert



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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 (Mullaghruttery)
  • 1911 (Mullaghruttery)



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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.

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This page was added on 03/04/2017.

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