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


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

Leine Mór

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Leine Mór                                                      Great wet meadow                    

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

Lenamore – Leana mor – The big mead­ow.

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

It is the property of Mr. Burke, about one-quarter of which is cultivated, the remainder is bog. A considerable river traverses the townland from south to north. The road from Athenry to Monivea forms its eastern end for a short distance and in its north angle is a small lake called Lough Kenny.

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

It is situated 1 and half miles south-east of Monivea, bounded on the north by Monivea Demesne, on the west by Carrauntarramud. On the south by Newcastle, and on the east by Tiaquin and Aughafadda.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

985 Acres; 1 Roods; 4 Square Perches

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