Cuddoo East


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

Cuddoo East

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


Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Cuid Dhú                                                        Black Division                

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

Cuddoo East – Cu Dubh Thoir – (cuid) -Area of black, good soil. (Cuid Adhuaidh- Portion to the north)

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

The property of Mr. Burke, two-thirds of it is deep bog, the remainder arable. There is a triangulation station near its centre, 291 feet above sea level and a small lake near its south-east side called Lough Curneal.

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

It is situated east-northeast of Monivea bounded on the west by Cuddoo West and Laughtenora, on the south by Derroogh East and on the east by Cloonkeen- Kerrill and Colmanstown.

1821 Census Data of the area including

In 1862 it was part of Monivea Parish

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

278 Acres; 0 Roods; 33 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


CUDDOO: Between 1703 to 1850 it was known as Cadough. There were 219 acres of good land and 270 acres of bog. The land was owned by Lord Clanrickard.




Growing Potatoes 1868

ATIIENRY FARMERS’ CLUB At the late monthly meeting of the Athenry Farmers’ Club, the Rev. Mr. Perrin in the chair, Mr. Irvine read a paper ...