Loughaunenaghan; Loughaunenaghaun


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

Loughaunenaghan; Loughaunenaghaun

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

Lochán Éanacháin

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Lochán Éanacháin                                          Énaghan’s Pool (O’Donovan)

                                                                        Could also be ‘Pond of the birds’.

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

Loughaunenaghaun – Lochdin na h’Eineachdin – The pond of the watery place / Heneghan’s Pond.

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

It is the property of Mr. Bateman, all under cultivation with the exception of 10 acres of bog in its north-west angle. Its general surface varies from 189 to 211 feet above sea level.

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

It is 2 miles north of Athenry, bounded on the north by Monivea parish, on the west by Castle Ellen and Fahy’s Village. On the south by Mountain North, and on the east by Skaghaderreen and Knockbaun townlands.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

157 Acres; 0 Roods; 19 Square Perches

1852 Griffiths Valuation Data:

1855 –  the families living there were: Lambert, Tierney, Fahy, Corbett, Donnelly, Cusack.and Madden.

Mr. Bateman owned 156 acres.

It is near Mountpelier at the back of Castle Ellen. It joins Knockbrack road and Fahy’s village.

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






Source : A.D.C. Publication- The Athenry Journal, No 8. (1997) A.G.M. Athenry Community Council                                The Annual General Meeting of the Athenry Community Council was held ...