St. Patrick's Church

Ballyglass Wider Catchment Area

Ray McGrath

St. Patrick's Church, Wider Catchment Area
Ray Mcgrath
Ballyglass Wider Catchment Area
Ray McGrath

Ballyglass, Co. Mayo is both a townland and a distinct church area located at the western extremity of the parish of Milltown, Co. Galway. It local cemetery is in the townland of Carrownskehaun, Co. Mayo. (Also of Milltown parish). Both townlands have been conjoined with the parish of Addergoole and Liskeevy (Milltown) since the 1800’s.

Other townlands of the Ballyglass church catchment area spill into the neighbouring parishes of Ballindine (Kilvine), Crossboyne, Roundfort (Kilcommon) and Milltown (Addergoole and Liskeevy), they include part or all of the following:

Ballyglass / An Baile Glas / ‘green village‘

Carrownaskehaun / Ceathru Na Sciothtain / ‘winged quarter’

Coolcon / Cuil Con / ‘back place of the hound’ ———- (Roundfort)

Garrymore / An Garrai Mor / ‘’big field’/‘large garden’ ———- (Roundfort)

(The) Heath / – (unknown irish translation) ———- (Crossboyne)

Killeen / Cillin / ‘little church’ ———- (Ballindine)

Killeenrevagh / Cillin Riabhach / ‘little church of the grey area’ ———- (Crossboyne)

Scardaun East / Scardan Thoir / ‘separated hilly/raised area’ ———- (Crossboyne)

Scardaun West / Scardan Thiar / ‘separated hilly/raised area’ ———- (Crossboyne)

Treangarve / An Trian Garbh / ‘rough third’ ———- (Crossboyne)

This page was added on 01/11/2016.

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