Geography

Cormacuagh East

 

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

Cormacuagh East

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

Cur Mac Dhúach

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Cur Mac Dhúach                                            Mac Duach’s Round Hill           

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

Cormacuagh East – Comnacuach Thoir.  Corr the son of Cuach/Meadow field of the shoulder of land on the cuckoo plain.

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

It is the property of Mr. Burke. Half of this townland is deep bog, the remainder is under tillage. There stands a triangulation station near its centre. 291 feet above sea level and near its north side a small lake or pool, and at its north-east angle a marsh or lake called Loughtie.

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

It is situated 3 and quarter miles south-southeast of Monivea, bounded on the north by Derroogh, on the west by Tiaquin Demesne and Curmacoogh West, and south and east by Cloonkeen- Kerril parish.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

220 Acres; 0 Roods; 35 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