BULLAUN

Turoe Stone
County Galway Guide

 An Ballán (Gaeilge)

meaning of Irish place name:

ballán– the cup-shaped rock-hole; the well

Historical description:

Slater’s Directory, 1894, p. 32.

BULLAUN, a parish in co. Galway, barony of Loughrea, dispensary district of Bullaun, in Loughrea union, Protestant diocese of Kilmacduagh, Catholic diocese of Clonfert, 4 ½ miles north from Loughrea railway station, containing 5 towlands. For ecclesiastical purposes this parish is united to kilcolgan. There is a Catholic church. The area comprises 1,728 acres; the population in 1891 was 181.

LINKS

Place name:

http://www.logainm.ie

Genealogy:

Griffith’s Valuation Bullaun

Census Search 1841/1851 Bullaun

The Tithe Applotment Books Bullaun

History:

http://places.galwaylibrary.ie

http://landedestates.nuigalway.ie

Heritage:

http://www.megalithicmonumentsofireland.com/LaTene Stone

Social:

https://www.facebook.com/Bullaun

Tourism:

http://www.discoverireland.ie

 

 

 

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