Landed Estates
NUI Galway


Townland Skehaghard
Civil Parish Kilbegnet
PLU Glennamaddy
DED Creggs 74
County Galway
Barony Ballymoe
Description Built by Allen Dowell circa 1840. Occupied by Edward Dowell at the time of Griffith's Valuation when it was valued at £32. Advertised for sale in 1855 and bought by Alan Pollock. A lithograph and long description of the house are included in the sale rental. It was the home of Pollock's steward, George Lowe, for a time and leased to Martin J. McDonnell from 1883-1912. Taken over by the Congested Districts Board in 1918, the house was demolished in 1919.
Skeghard (Photograph courtesy of Dr. Patrick Melvin & Eamonn de Burca)

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