Friar Island

Oileán na mBráthar

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                Friar Island

Civil Parish:                              Omey

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Clifden

District Electoral Division:    Sillerna

Area:                                         31.96 acres / 31 acres, 3 roods, 33 perches


Baptism and Marriage records for Clifden R.C. Parish 1821-1881

1911 Census for Friar Island  (no records)

1901 Census for Friar Island  (no records)


Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Friar Island  (no records)


Galway Library for Friar Island

1670 Down Survey for Friar Island (no information)

Logainm for Friar Island

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Friar Island

Name Books for the Parish of Omey

West Connemara men who lost their lives in WWI (Clifden and Connemara Heritage Society)


Old Pension Census (1841-1851) for Friar Island

Festus Walsh – Application No. C/20 10634. Ref. No. Cen S/11/439. The application was received on 4th Dec 1920 with an address at that time of Pollaugh, Keel, Westport. Festus’ parents were Tom and Bridget Walsh or Welsh (Pole). The address’ given for the 1851 search were Cartoorbeg, Cloon, Gooreen, Gorcenatinny and Sturrakeen. All in the Parish of Omey, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned on the 4th Dec 1920 with the words “Thos and Biddy Walsh married 1836.No return of Festus”



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