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


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

Turlach a’Langair

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Turlach a’Langair                                           Langer’s dried lough                 

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

Turloughalanger – Turloch a Dry lake / Place of rapid flood.

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

The property of Mark Browne, all under tillage. A part of it near the south side is subject to flooding. A bye road to Galway from the Athenry to Loughrea road passes the north side of the townland and its east side is formed by a road from Athenry to Craughwell.

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

It is situated one mile south of Athenry, bounded on the west by Farranablake West and Castleturvin, on the south by Clamper Park and on the east by Mountain South.

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):

103 Acres; 3 Roods; 33 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


London Tour 1981

Source: Contact Magazine 1981 Athenry and District London Association held their fourth annual dinner and dance at the Penthouse Restaurant, Barkers of Kensington, London, on ...