Loughatorick South is a townland in the Electoral Division of Loughatorick, the parish of Ballinakill, the Barony of Leitrim, and the County Galway.
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Coordinates: 53.04746, -8.49573
Irish Grid Reference: R 66807 99732
Coordinates: 53.03416, -8.49681
Irish Grid Reference: R 66724 98253
Coordinates: 53.03034, -8.52188
Irish Grid Reference: R 65040 97840
This is an interesting ruin because a galvanised roof was put over the original thatch roof so much of the inside still survives.
Coordinates: 53.014909, -8.495478
Irish Grid Reference: R 66799 96110
The area to the southern end of Loughatorick South on the slope of Scalp mountain is known as Gorrey (Garraí - Garden)
Coordinates: 53.00691, -8.50866
Irish Grid Reference: R 65908 95226
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.
There is a sweathouse built into a low bank on the south-east side of the ruins.
Coordinates: 53.00563, -8.49595
Irish Grid Reference: R 66760 95078
There is a lovely example of a corn kiln about 60 metres to the north of this house.
Coordinates: 53.024563, -8.5286515
Irish Grid Reference: R 64581 97200