Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Co. Galway

Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary comprises of several counties, cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland. Here are From-Ireland.net’s records for Co. Galway.

  • Place
    Cargan, Carrigan
  • County
  • Parish
    Cargan, Carrigan
  • Content
    CARGAN, or CARRIGIN, a parish, in the barony of CLARE, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 3.25 miles (S. W.) from Headford, on the eastern shore of Lough Corrib ; containing 1214 inhabitants.

    It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Tuam, and is part of the union of Headford : the tithes amount to £103 10s. 7d.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions also it forms part of the union or district of Headford. (or Kilkilvery)

    At Ballyconlaght there is a daily pay school of 60 boys and 14 girls.