Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Finucane (Ballymacooda)

This branch of the Finucane family descend from Brian Finucane a younger son of Daniel Finucane and Helena O'Shaughnessy. Weir writes that Michael Finucane, a distiller, of Clonroad, Ennis, county Clare, purchased Ballymacooda for £6,000 in 1796. Michael was a brother of Daniel Finucane of Stamer Park, Ennis. He married Ellen O’Brien of Ennistymon and their son Michael Finucane of Ballymacooda House, near Ennis, county Clare, married Mary daughter of John and Mary Lysaght of Ballyvorda. Michael A. Finucane of Ballymacooda, parish of Kilmaley, barony of Islands, owned 565 acres in County Clare in the 1870s. His eldest son Michael married a Miss Skehan from Drewsborough, Scarriff.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ballymacooda Ballymacooda Kilmaley Ennis Kilcloher 35 Islands Clare OSI Ref: R276 727
OS Sheet: 41
Discovery map: 57