Civil Parish: Omey
Church Parish: Clifden
District Electoral Division: Derrylea
Area: 1071.40 acres / 1071 acres, 1 rood, 23 perches
1901 census for Laoughauna (no records)
Old Pension Census (1841-1851) for Loughauna (no records)
Overview of Loughauna in 1911
There was only 1 house in the townland in 1911 and it was occupied and listed as being a private dwelling. It was constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. It had 3 rooms and 3 windows in the front. The enumerator for the area was Const. James Barrett.
The head of the only family in Loughauna was Thomas (30) and he was married to Anne (28). All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and Thomas was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling and had 3 rooms and had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Thomas Walsh.
The Directors of the Law Life Insurance Co. leased a herd’s house on 980 acres, 1 rood and 23 perches of land to Patrick Mullin for £15 10s form the land and 10s for the herd’s house. There were also 61 acres and 37 perches of water in the townland.
The Down Survey name for this area was Towerskehin & Loghanna. The 1641 (pre Cromwell) owner was the Catholic, Edmund O’Flaherty and in 1670 (post Cromwell) the owner was the Protestant, Thomas Cunny.