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.

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    KILCOONEY, a parish, in the barony of CLARE, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 4 miles (E. S. E.) from Headford, on Lough Corrib ; containing 1281 inhabitants.

    It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Tuam, forming part of the union of Headford : the tithes amount to £198. 10s. 7.75d.

    About 45 children are educated in a private school. St. Columb is said to have founded an abbey here.