DERRYBRIEN

Daraidh Braoin (Gaeilge)

Historical description:

A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, by Samuel Lewis, 1837

http://www.libraryireland.com/Derrybrien

DERRYBRIEN, an extra-parochial place, in the barony of LOUGHREA, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, about 9 miles (S.) of Loughrea; containing 907 inhabitants. It consists of a range of mountains of the same name extending from Gort to Woodford, and partly separating the southern part of the county from Clare: there is a good road over them from Woodford to Gort. Here is a R. C. chapel, dependent on that of Killeenadeema.

LINKS

Place name:

http://www.logainm.ie

Genealogy:

Griffith’s Valuation Derrybrien

Census Search 1841/1851 Derrybrien

The Tithe Applotment Books Derrybrien

http://www.clarelibrary.ie/Graves

History:

http://places.galwaylibrary.ie

Social:

http://woodlandleague.org

 

This page was added on 24/02/2015.

Comments about this page

  • Could you please change the cover picture for Derrybrien. I’m not from there but there are much prettier aspects to the village than this.

    By Cathy Mc Geeney (23/09/2015)

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