Foorannagh

Antoinette Lydon

Foorannagh is in the civil parish of Kilcummin. The civil Parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish of Kilcummin, Galway West. In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same as is the case in the Kilcummin Oughterard area.

Foorannagh is in the Electoral Division of Oughterard, in Civil Parish of Kilcummin, in the Barony of Moycullen, in the County of Galway

Information from O’Donovan’s Field Name Books

Irish Form of Name: Fuar Eanach

Translation: cold marsh

Parish: Kilcummin
View all place names in this civil parish.

Other Forms of the Name with the authority source (if provided) in italics.

Foorannagh
Fuar Eanach
Foorannagh Boundary Surveyor
Fuarannagh Local
Cold Annagh or headland Local

Description:

Foorannagh contains 3½ acres all under rough pasture, it was formerly connected as headland to Drimmanakele.

Situation:

In Lough Corrib, it belongs to the townland of Drimmanakele.

Tithe Applotment Books

No information for Forannagh

http://titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie/search/tab/results.jsp?surname=&firstname=&county=Galway&parish=Kilcummin&townland=Foorannagh&search=Search

1841-1911 Census

No record of any people living in Foorannagh.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Letterfore/

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Letterfore/

Church records of births, deaths and marriages:

Church records of births, deaths and marriages are available online at http://www.rootsireland.ie. To search these records, you will need to know the ‘church parish’ rather than the ‘civil parish’. (The civil parish is the pre-reformation parish and was frequently used as a unit of administration in the past.)

Foorannagh is in the civil parish of Kilcummin.

Catholic parish:

This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.

  • Clonbern & Kilkerrin in Galway East.
  • Carraroe in Galway West.
  • Kilannin in Galway West.
  • Kilcummin/Oughterard in Galway West.
  • Rosmuc in Galway West.

Church of Ireland parish:

This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.

  • Kilcummin in Galway West.

In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.

Map

It is located at 53° 27′ 37″ N, 9° 19′ 31″ W.

No image on Google Maps for Foorannagh.

Galway Library Website

http://places.galwaylibrary.ie/asp/fullresult.asp?id=52667

Townlands.ie Website

https://www.townlands.ie/galway/moycullen/kilcummin/oughterard/foorannagh/

This page was added on 22/04/2016.

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