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Creggs

Na Creaga (Gaeilge)

meaning of Irish place name:

creag (also: craig, creig, screig)- rock, crag

Historical description:

Gazetteer of Ireland, Vol. I, p. 541-542

CREGGS, a village in the parish of Kilbegnet, barony of Ballymore, co. Galway, Connaught. It stands on the river Suck, 5 ½ miles north by east of Ballimore. Fairs are held on May 12, June 12, Aug. 12, and Dec. 19. Area, 10 acres. Pop., in 1841, 163. Houses 24.

LINKS

Place name:

http://www.logainm.ie

History:

http://places.galwaylibrary.ie

http://landedestates.nuigalway.ie

http://www.duchas.ie

http://www.duchas.ie

Heritage:

http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/Cregg

http://galwaycountybiodiversity.com/Creggs.pdf

 

 

 

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