Carraghy / Na Cathracha

Carraghy / Na Cathracha

A townland of 271 acres in the east of the parish, through which passes the main N83 Galway-Tuam road, formerly the N17. Healy’s public house was a landmark in this townland, now Lydon’s of Knockdoe. A population of 73 before the Famine was reduced to 37 people by 1851.

Cregg / An Chreig

A townland of 234 acres, the greater part of which was formerly the demesne lands of Cregg Castle, former residence of the Kirwan and Blake families. There were 62 people living in 7 houses here in 1841, dropping to 20 people in 3 houses by 1861.

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