- At the time of Griffith's Valuation Michael D. Browne held one townland in the parish and barony of Moycullen, county Galway. In the 1870s John A. Browne of Kirkullen House owned 590 acres in the county and 269 acres in the town of Galway. The townland of Tooreeny was bought by the Brownes from Gustavus Edward Cockburn Hare in 1867. It was offered for sale in the Land Judges' Court together with other Browne property in March 1888 but the Irish Times reported that the sale was adjourned. John A. Browne of Galway sold 443 acres to the Congested Districts' Board on 26 Jan 1900.