Landed Estates
NUI Galway

McDonnell (Palmfield)

The Statistical Survey of county Mayo records Myles McDonnell of Cloonmore, barony of Costello, as a resident landlord in 1802. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Mark Garvey McDonnell held the townlands of Srah Upper and Lower in the parish of Kilbeagh, barony of Costello, county Mayo. John Knox of Castlereagh and the Phillips of Cloonmore were recorded as owners of these lands at the time of the first Ordnance Survey. The Sniggeen estate of Loughlin Redican and Mark G, McDonnell, his administrator, was offered for sale in the Landed Estates Court in June 1862. This property was located in the barony of Corran, county Sligo. In 1876 Mark G. McDonnell of Springlawn, county Roscommon, owned 863 acres in county Mayo. Sir Antony McDonnell second son of Mark G. McDonnell became a prominent British diplomat in the early 20th century.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Cloonmore Cloonmore Kilbeagh Swineford Cloonmore 115 Costello Mayo OSI Ref: G528 027
OS Sheet: 63
Discovery map: 32
Springlawn Springlawn Ballynakill Mountbellew Ballynakill 152 Killian Galway OSI Ref: M656 493
OS Sheet: 46
Discovery map: 46
Palmfield Calveagh Upper Kilbeagh Castlereagh Ballaghaderreen 57 Costello Mayo OSI Ref: G553007
OS Sheet: 63
Discovery map: 32