Civil Parish of Kilthomas

Natalie Cyrkel / University of Galway / Galway County Heritage Office



Bullaunagh is situated in the northeastern region of Kilthomas, in the barony of Kiltartan. 

O’Donovan’s Field Name Books recorded the following other spellings used: Bullánach, Bullaanagh, and Bullanaugh. All of the land was owned by Mr. Nolan, about three quarters of the land was recorded to be covered with brushwood and rocks. There are 2 Danish forts, one of which contains a cave. 

The Down Survey Map under ‘Bullaunagh’ listed Ulick Carragh Bourke (Catholic), as the landowner in 1641 (pre-Cromwell) and Duke of York (Protestant) in1670 (post Cromwell). There were no specifications on profitable or unprofitable land.

Griffith’s Valuation 1855

In Bullaunagh, Andrew B. Nolan leased a house and land from John D. Nolan. The area was 99 acres, 1 rood, and 0 perches for £41-10-0. This was the total annual valuation of property.

1901 Census 

No results on the national archive website (04/04/2024).

1911 Census

No results on the national archive website (04/04/2024).

This page was added on 12/05/2024.

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