The Dalys of Dalysgrove, parish of Ahascragh, barony of Killian, county Galway, settled in east Galway at the end of the 17th century. In the early 19th century the senior branch of the family moved to Castledaly and the younger son Peter resided at Dalysgrove. The Dalys of Dalysgrove held three townlands in the parish of Ahascragh as recorded in both the Ordnance Survey Name Books and Griffith's Valuation. Their estate amounted to 491 acres in the 1870s. In 1906 Peter Daly held over 500 acres of untenanted land at Dalysgrove.
- DALY, Dermot. The Daly Chronicle. Typescript history of the Dalys of Daly's Grove compiled from family papers. LE23; James Hardiman Library, National University of Ireland, Galway
- Daly's Grove. Old postcards. 085/094.; Irish Architectural Archive
- Manuscript memoir of the family of Daly of Dalysgrove and Castledaly in the possession of Dr. John Daly. ; Private Possession
Contemporary printed sources
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 294
- ''GRIFFITH'S VALUATION OF IRELAND'[Primary Valuation of Tenements]', 1850-1858. : Ballinasloe Union, 90
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of Untenanted Lands in Rural Districts, Distinguishing Demesnes on Which There is a Mansion...'', HC 1906, c, 177: 306.
- ORDNANCE SURVEY NAME BOOKS, County Galway, http://places.galwaylibrary.ie/default.html: Ahascragh Parish
Modern printed sources
- BURKE, Sir Bernard. ''A genealogical and heraldic history of the Landed Gentry of Ireland''. London: Harrison & Sons, 1904: 130
- ''The Irish Genealogist'': DALY, Dermot. The Daly Chronicle. XI No. 1 (2002), 3-12
- ''Jnl. of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society'': BLAKE, Martin J. Families of Daly of Galway with tabular pedigrees of Daly of Killimer & Benmore; Carrownekelly & Dunsandle, Calla and Quansberry; Greyford, Raford & Mount Pleasant, Dalystown; Newcastle, Dalysgrove, Castledaly . XIII (1919-1920), 140
- MELVIN, Patrick. ''Estates and landed society in Galway''. (Dublin: Éamonn de Búrca, 2012). : p.5