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
    Menlough Village
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    MENLOUGH, or MINLA, a village, in the parish of KILLASCOBE, barony of TYAQUIN, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 3.50 miles (S. W.) from Castlebar (Co. Mayo), on the road from Monivae to Castle-Blakeney ; containing 230 inhabitants.

    A market is held here, and black marble is found but not worked.

    The castle was lately destroyed by lightning, and is now in ruins.