Loughatorick South is a townland in the Electoral Division of Loughatorick, the parish of Ballinakill, the Barony of Leitrim, and the County Galway.

This post is a Work in Progress.

Loughatorick South Griffith Valuation Map

Mooney’s House (1)

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Geraghty’s House (4)

This is an interesting ruin because a galvanised roof was put over the original thatch roof so much of the inside still survives.

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Sheds

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Census

1901
1911

Charles Kennedy’s House (3)

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Gorrey

The area to the southern end of Loughatorick South on the slope of Scalp mountain is known as Gorrey (Garraí - Garden)

Hayes’/Owen’s Houses (15)

This is a large complex of well built buildings, there were two houses and several other buildings. William Hayes and Bridget Owens are recorded as living here on the Griffith Valuation.

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Sweathouse

There is a sweathouse built into a low bank on the south-east side of the ruins.

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Donnellan’s House (16)

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Corn Kiln

There is a lovely example of a corn kiln about 60 metres to the north of this house.

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Map

Links

O’Donovan’s Field Books
Logainm
Griffith Valuation
1901 Census
1911 Census
Tithe Applotment Books