Creggaun (Killure)

An Creagán

Roger Harrison


Irish Grid: M 83246 33845                                                   Lat / Long: 53.3548, -8.25234


DED: Killure



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

This townland contains a. r. p. (765 acres, 2 roods and 4 perches), about 1/3 of which is bog, the remainder arable and pasture, flat, wet and but middling quality. Houses in bad repair. It is the property of Lord Cloonbrock. Held by deed for ever and pays £4. 15. 10½ County Cess including Cool.



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Lies in the S. East extremity of the parish, bounded by Shanboola and Anaghbeg in this parish, by Ahascragh River which separates it from Kilure Castle townland in the parish of Kilgerril, Barony of Cloonmacnoon and from Kilclooney in the Ph. of Kilclooney in said Barony and on the East and S. East by river Suck which separates it from Ashford, Ruane and Kilacourna townlands in the parish of Creagh, Barony of Moycarne and County of Roscommon.


This is a list of townlands that share a border with Creggaun.



Census of Ireland (1821- 1911)

The first full population census of Ireland was taken in 1821 and the first four Irish censuses were arranged by county, barony, civil parish and townland.


1821:  Only some fragments for small parts of county Galway survive. There are no records      for Ahascragh.

1831:  The only surviving records are from Counties Antrim and Derry.

1841:  There are no surviving records for County Galway.

1851:   There are no surviving records for County Galway.

1861:  Census records for 1861 and 1871 were deliberately destroyed by the government

1881:  The records for 1881 and 1891 were pulped as waster paper during the shortages of World War I.

1901:   No information available

1911:   No information available


Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864)

No information available


This page was added on 08/02/2023.

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