Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Daly (Dalysgrove)


Estate(s)

Name Description
Daly (Castledaly) This branch of the Dalys were descended from the Dalys of Killimer and also Dalysgrove, near Ahascragh, in east county Galway. The Cooleeney or Cooliney part of the estate was offered for sale in the Encumbered Estates court in February 1863. Lands at Coorakurkia in the barony of Leitrim, also part of the Cooleeny estate were offered for sale in February 1855. The latter was held on lease by James Ulick Burke. In the 1870s James Daly is recorded as the proprietor of over 3800 acres in county Galway. In 1906 James D. Daly held about 100 acres of untenanted demesne land and a mansion house valued at £34 at Castledaly. The family were resident at Fort Faulkiner, Aughrim, county Wicklow, in the mid twentieth century.
Daly (Dalysgrove) The Dalys of Dalysgrove, parish of Ahascragh, barony of Killian, county Galway, settled in east Galway at the end of the 17th century. In the early 19th century the senior branch of the family moved to Castledaly and the younger son Peter resided at Dalysgrove. The Dalys of Dalysgrove held three townlands in the parish of Ahascragh as recorded in both the Ordnance Survey Name Books and Griffith's Valuation. Their estate amounted to 491 acres in the 1870s. In 1906 Peter Daly held over 500 acres of untenanted land at Dalysgrove.