Geography

Curmacooagh West

 

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

Curmacooagh West

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 West – Comnacuach Thiar.

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

It is the property of Mr. Burke, one-third cultivated, the remainder deep bog and rough pasture. A bye road forms its north boundary and the road from Athenry to Tiaquin forms its western boundary.

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

4 miles south-east of Monivea, bounded on the north by Tiaquin Demesne, on the east by Curmacoogh East, on the south by Cloonkeen- Kerrill parish, Cloonkeenbeg and Shoodaun, on the west by Shoodaun, Lenamore and Tiaquin Demesne.

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):

411 Acres; 1 Roods; 13 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