Saint Ellen’s



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

Saint Ellen’s

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

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Caisleán Eibhlín                                             Saint Ellens

                                                                       Named by the landlord              

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

Saint Ellens – English name.   

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

The property of Captain Lambert, forms part of Castle Ellen demesne and is bounded on the east by the road from Athenry to Tuam. Its general surface varies from 150 to 174 feet above sea level.

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

It is situated 3 miles north-west of Athenry, bounded on the north by Cussaun, on the west by Carnaun, and south and east by Poulagh and Castle Ellen.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

1852 Griffiths Valuation Data:

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

90 Acres; 3 Roods; 3 Square Perches

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


Na Spaílpíní By Eugene Duggan

By Eugene Duggan Source: Athenry A.D.C.’s publication – The Athenry Journal, Vol. 2, No.1, 1996 I was speaking to some people recently and I was ...