Landed Estates
NUI Galway


The O'Fogartys were a prominent family in the Thurles locality of county Tipperary in the mid 16th century. By the end of the 17th century the family was resident at Castle Fogarty. In 1788 James Fogerty died childless and his sister Elizabeth, who had married William Lenigan of Zoar, county Kilkenny, inherited the Fogarty estate.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Castle Fogarty Castlefogarty Ballycahill Thurles Ballycahill 127 Kilnamanagh Upper Tipperary OSI Ref: S055 594
OS Sheet: 40
Discovery map: 66
Cabragh Castle Cabragh Fertiana Thurles Holycross 128 Eliogarty Tipperary OSI Ref: S115 557
OS Sheet: 47
Discovery map: 66

Archival sources

  • Transcript of Family papers of Fogarty of Castle Fogarty, Thurles, Co. Tipperary also Garran Roe, and of the family of Armstrong of Mealiffe, in Co. Tipperary, 1665 - 1796. Genealogical Office: Ms.171, pp.196-222 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Fogarty (also O'Fogarty) of Monroe, Fitmone, Ballyfogarty, and Garranroe (called Castle Fogarty), all in Co. Tipperary, c.1570 -- 1773. Genealogical Office: Ms.170, pp.209-10 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Genealogical Office report on Fogarty of Co. Tipperary and Henry St., Dublin, with draft tree, 1665 -- 1832. Genealogical Office: Ms.802, p.15 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Ryan of Inch Collection, 1656-1964. BL/EP/R ; University College Cork, Boole Library Archives
  • File includes photocopies of family trees re Lenigan and Fogarty families. TL/A/11; Tipperary Studies Research Library (Archives), Thurles

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources