Clooncallis, Cluain Mhic Ailiosa, lawn of the chalice

Civil parish of Killallaghtan

Author: Jo Kelly/Galway Rural Development (GRD)

Clooncallis lies in the northern extremity of the civil parish of Killallaghtan barony of Kilconnell Co Galway. It is bounded in the said barony and parish by Ballantubber and Loughaunavaig town lands. It is also bounded by Cloonacolleen, Hillswood and Ballyglass in the parish of Kilconnell and by Cloonakallis and Cloonacolleen in the parish of Killaan. It is situated about six and a half miles south west of Ahascragh.


O’Donovan’s Field Name Book gives other spellings of this town land: Cluain Cailis, Clynakally, Cloonakallis, Cloghvickshiles, Clogin Illish and Cloghmakillis.


Down Survey map show this land under the name ‘Clunnecalis’was owned by Ferderagh O’Daly, a catholic in 1641. It was owned by Redmond Magrath, a catholic in 1670. It states there were 51 plantation acres of unprofitable land, 17 plantation acres of profitable land and 17 plantation acres of forfeited land.


The census gives no information on who lived in this townland in 1901 and 1911

This page was added on 07/04/2023.

No Comments

Start the ball rolling by posting a comment on this page!

Add a comment about this page

Your email address will not be published.