Cloonkeenmore South


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

Cloonkeenmore South

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

Clúain Caon Theas

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Clúain Caon Mór                                            Beautiful lawn (O’Donovan)

                                                                        Peaceful meadow                                          

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

Cloonkeen South – Cluain Chaoin Theas.

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

It is the property of Mr. Daly. Four-fifths of this townland is wet bog, the remainder arable. There stands a triangulation station near its south side 258 feet above sea level.

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

It is situated 5 and half miles south-east of Monivea and east-northeast of Athenry. Bounded on the north by Cloonkeenmore North in the barony of Tiaquin, on the west by Ballyboggan, on the south by Kiltulla parish and east by the parish of Killimor.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

Acres; Roods; Square Perches

Valuation: £ s d

Propietor of the Townland:

1852 Griffiths Valuation Data:

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