Townlands of Killargue Parish, Barony of Drumahaire, Co Leitrim, Connacht, Ireland and their meanings by Padraic Cullen
Townlands Irish Meaning Population
1841
Population
1871
Population
1996
Annagh
Eanach
Marsh
42
19
8
Annaghboy
Eanach Buidhe
Yellow Marsh
11
11
2
Belhavel
Beal Haibhil
Haville's Ford
20
21
1
Boggaun
Bogan
Soft Place
324
211
23
Blackgardens
Garraithe Dubha
Blackgardens
85
50
4
Buckhillbarr
Barr Cnoc An Bhucoide
Top of Buck's Hill
51
25
3
Carrickoghil
Carraic Eochaill
Rock of the Yews
18
9
11
Cloonlougher
Cluain Lothair
Lothair's Meadow
86
56
14
Corrasra
Cor Sratha
Round Hill of the Holm
83
70
27
Corratawy
Cor Tsamhaidh
Round Hill of the Sorrel
98
70
6
Corderry
Cor Doire
Round Hill of the Oak Wood
61
41
21
Cornamarve
Cor Na Marbh
Round Hill of the Dead
127
62
10
Cunnion
Cuncheann
Dogs Head
54
45
5
Curry
Currach
Marshy Place
111
86
4
Carrickmurry
Carriag Muireadaigh
The Big Smooth Rock
32
30
5
Drummillion
Drummillion
Ridge of the Angle
26
Nil
Nil
Dark Valley
Gleann Dorcha
Dark Valley
34
15
2
Drumany Glebe
Drum Eanaigh
Ridge of the March
120
57
7
Drumkeel
Drom Caol
Narrow Ridge
155
61
22
Feenagh
Fineach
Woody
56
46
5
Gortnacorkoge
Gort Carcog
Hill of the Hives
189
99
17
Gortatresk
Gort a Traisc
Field of the Grains
109
52
10
Gortermone
Gort Air Mon
Field of the Bog
129
103
8
Gortgarrigan
Gort Gearagain
Field of the Little Rocks
106
49
8
Killarga
Cill Fhearga
Fearga's Church
69
66
21
Larkfield
Leathru Cairea
Larkfield
223
181
38
Leamaskally
Leim a Scallaigh
Scally's Leap
63
17
7
Lisgorman
Lios Gormain
Gorman's Fort
186
156
41
Lugnaskeehan
Lug na Sciathain
Hollow of the Wings
109
87
2
Mullaghmore
Mullach Mor
Great Summit
189
124
7
Sheskin
Seascean
Quagmire
22
15
10
Shanacrannaghy
Srath na Cranachaigh
Holm of the Trees
77
42
7
Sleveen
Sleibhin
A Small Mountain
12
2
Nil
Socknalougher
Soc na Luachra
Point of the Rushes
36
17
0
Socks
Soic
A Snout
31
21
12
Sweetwood (Little)
English name
--
61
55
2
Sweetwood (Lower)
English name
--
56
7
2
Sweetwood (Upper)
English name
--
65
43
4
Tawnyhoosy
Tamhnaigh Cusaigh
Field of the Caves
37
34
14
Tullycreevy
Tulaig Craoibhe
Hill of the Branch
28
18
1
Population
totals
by year
3,391
2,164
391

The townland of Leonagh is now in the Catholic Parish of Creevelea. Back in time it was in the Catholic Parish of Killargue. Leonagh lies near Belhavel lake at the upper end of Killargue parish today and is a sub parish of Drumkeerin. [6-7-2001 letter from Padraic Cullen]

Map of the townlands in Killargue Parish by Padraic Cullen

Historical Sites of Killargue Parish by Padraic Cullen

This entire chart is from the book, "Killargue, History & Heritage" by Padraic Cullen and displayed by way of his courtesy. This outstanding full book is availible by writing to the Killargue Development Group, c/o Post Office, Co Leitrim, Ireland. The cost is less than $15 US

The drop in population from 1841 to 1871 was 36 %. The drop from 1841 to 1996 was 88%.

Last updated May 2, 2000

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