Name (as per O.S.I. Map):


Ainm/Ainmneacha as Gaeilge (John O’Donavan’s Townland Index 1862):  

Cluin Caoin Beag

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Cluin Caoin Beag                                           Beautiful small lawn (O’Donovan)

Meaning of Townland Name in The Athenry Journal-Vol. 1, No. 3, P. 27/30.1995

Cloonkeenbeg – Cluain Chaoin Beag –The small meadow of Caoin.

Description (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):

It is the property of Mr. Daly, upwards of two-thirds of this townland is bog. A road passes through the centre on which is situated a village of houses and 10 chains east of the houses stands a triangulation station.

Situation (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):

It is situated 5 miles south-east of Monivea, bounded on the north by Curmacoo West, on the west by Shoodaun, Cappamoyle, Glannaloughan, and Villa Demesne. Bounded on the south by Cloonkeenmore South and north and east by Cloonkeenmore North and Clough.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (1827):

In 1827 the families living there were Burke, Coen and Connors.

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

417 Acres; 1 Roods; 27 Square Perches

Valuation: £ s d

Propietor of the Townland:

1852 Griffiths Valuation Data:

1855 – the families living there were Kenny, Burke, and Coen,

O.S.I. Map (19   ) Showing Archaeological Sites:

1901 Census Data:

1911 Census Data:

1924-Names on Voters Lists for national Elections (Galway Co. Co.)

2005 Google Map

Villages within the Townland

Famous People of the Townland

2011 Census Population Data (D.E.D._______________________ )

Names of Children from National School Register


CLOONKEENBEG: Clunkeenbeg-Clonkeenbeg. It was owned by the Earl of Clanrickard and Donagh 0’Daly. There was 578 acres of bog, 100 acres of wood and 40 acres of good land. 



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