Landed Estates
NUI Galway

O'Dowd (Bunnyconnellan)

At the beginning of the 18th century the O'Dowds retained part of their former estates centred around Bunnyconnellan or Bonniconlan, in the parish of Kilgarven, barony of Gallen, county Mayo. Most of the estate amounting to 4893 acres was purchased by Charles Downing in the Encumbered Estates' Court in November 1854.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Oatlands House Bunnyconnellan West Kilgarven Ballina Kilgarven 10 Gallen Mayo OSI Ref: G329 178
OS Sheet: 31
Discovery map: 24

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), O'Dowd, 9 Nov 1854, Vol 31, MRGS 39/014, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Irish Tourist Association. Topographical and General Survey, 1941-1945. Parish of Bonniconlon. ITA/3/16; Mayo County Library

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources