Killukin Boyle (Roscommon)

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Carrick-on-Shannon Workhouse (still extant)  © Peter Higginbotham 2000.
Carrick-on-Shannon Workhouse (still extant) © Peter Higginbotham 2000.

The civil parish of Killukin (Boyle) fell under Carrick-on-Shannon Poor Law Union for the most part (save for 5 townlands on the north-eastern extremity of this parish).

Any "Croghan" ancestor who ended up in Carrick-on-Shannon Workhouse, could not have originated from Croghan Village* itself. They could only have qualified to enter Carrick workhouse if they had given up their holding in one of the following townlands in this parish:


  • Ardlavagh, Croghan, Co. Roscommon
  • Ballindrehid, Killukin, Co. Roscommon
  • Ballyculleen, Killukin, Co. Roscommon
  • Carroward, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon 
  • Cordrehid, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon 
  • Cortober, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon 
  • Drishoge, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon 
  • Drumercool, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon
  • Drumlion Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon
  • Gardenstown aka LegvoyCarrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon 
  • Glebe, Killukin, Co. Roscommon 
  • Killukin Co. Roscommon
  • Knockacorra, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon 
  • Knockadalteen, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon 
  • Knockananima, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon
  • Legvoy (aka Gardenstown) Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon
  • Lodge, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon
  • Macnadille, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon
  • Mullaghmore, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon
  • Scregg, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon
  • Tawlaght, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon 
  • Toomore, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon
  • Toorymartin, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon 



* For the townlands of Ardmore, Croghan, Derrylow, Enagh, and Lugnashammer, see Boyle Workhouse.



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