Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Kirkwood (Glencarha)

The Kirkwoods owned an estate in the parish of Kilgarven, barony of Gallen, county Mayo. In 1876 John Townsend Kirkwood of Cheltenham, England, owned 8345 acres in county Mayo and 444 acres in county Sligo. By March 1916 the Kirkwoods had accepted an offer from the Congested Districts' Board for the purchase of over 4,000 acres of their estate. The Board also acquired the Sligo estate.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Glencarha Carha Kilgarven Ballina Kilgarven 10 Gallen Mayo OSI Ref: G319217
OS Sheet: 31
Discovery map: 24