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
    Killeany Village
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    KILLEANY, or KILLANEY, a village, in the parish of ARRANMORE, barony of ARRAN, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, on the north-east side of the island of Arranmore ; containing 974 inhabitants. It is a coast-guard station in the Galway district, and is also a station for pilots. The inhabitants are generally fishermen, who have 39 hookers for fishing and carrying kelp to Galway city : there is a small pier at the upper end of the bay.