Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Galway/Galwey (Lota)


Name Description
Galway (Doon) By the mid 19th century Edward Galway was living at Doon, close to the border between counties Clare and Galway. He was the son of John Galway and his wife Alice Butler of Castlekeale, county Clare. He held the house and the townland of Doon from George Wyndham. In the 1870s a Miss Galway of Doon, county Limerick [probably a mistake] owned 617 acres in county Clare.
Duggan (Kilmeen) The Duggans were established at Mount Infant, parish of Nohavaldaly, barony of Duhallow, county Cork in the early 18th century. Daniel Duggan supported the Jacobite cause in the 1690s and from him descend Daniel and Henry Duggan. Daniel had a son Denis who married in 1756 Frances Galwey of Enniskeane and their son Daniel succeeded to the estate of his great uncle Daniel Cronin at Park, Killarney, county Kerry. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Henry Duggan held at least 7 townlands in the parish of Kilmeen, barony of Duhallow, county Cork, while Arthur Duggan held land in the parish of Clonfert, barony of Duhallow. In the 1870s Henry Duggan of Monkstown, owned 1,592 acres and Daniel Duggan of Dublin owned 533 acres in county Cork.
Galway/Galwey (Lota & West Cork) "Burke's Irish Family Records" traces the ancestry of this family back to their location in Kinsale, county Cork in the 15th century. By the mid 16th century the Galways were well established in Cork city and by the end of the 17th century were living at Lota. In 1739 John Galway of Lota married Jane only child and heiress of William O'Bryen of Anacross, county Cork. From their son Edward descend the later generations of Galway of Lota and Fort Richard and from their son John descend the Galways of Doon, county Clare and Rock Lodge, county Cork. Several members of the Galway family owned between 200-500 acres in the hinterland of Clonakilty in the 1870s. William Galway is listed as a proprietor of over 1300 acres at the same time. Michael Galway was among the principal lessors in the parish of Rathbarry, barony of Ibane & Barryroe at the time of Griffith's Valuation while William Galway held townlands in the parish of Desertserges, barony of Kinalmeaky.