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The civil parish of Killukin in the barony of Boyle, in north Co. Roscommon and covers an area of 19.7 km².  It encompasses the areas of Croghan, Boher, Cashell, and Drumlion. Historical spelling: Killucan.

*CONFUSION WARNING: There is another civil parish of the same name in this county:  Killukin (barony of Roscommon) south of Strokestown.


Killukin parish (Boyle)* comprises 27 townlands (map)

Ardlavagh; Ardmore; Ballindrehid; Ballyculleen; Carroward; Cordrehid; Cortober (Corr an Tobair); Croghan (Cruachán); Derrylow; Drishoge; Drumercool; Drumlion (Droim Laighean); Enagh; Glebe; Killukin (Cill Abhaicín); Knockacorra; Knockadalteen; Knockananima; Legvoy (aka Gardenstown); Lodge; Lugnashammer; Macnadille; Mullaghmore; Scregg; Tawlaght; Toomore; Toorymartin; and part of Carrick-on-Shannon town.



The village of Croghan was the central area of the Parish of Killukin, and you may find either of these two names used for the religious parishes. On ship's manifests, residents of this parish often gave their address as the nearest market town i.e. Carrick-on-Shannon (to the east) or Croghan village (to the west).

BIG HOUSES:   Croghan House  Cashell  Hermitage  Fairview

LANDLORDS:  Lloyd (Croghan)  / St George (Carrick-on-Shannon) / Mulloy (Hughestown)

Ferrall (Co Roscommon)  /   O'Ferrall Caddell (Harbourstown)  /  Keogh (Mount Jerome)


Ardcarn  (Roscommon); Estersnow (Roscommon); Killummod (Roscommon); Kiltoghert  (Leitrim); Tumna (Roscommon)    


CATHOLIC PARISH RECORDS:   Killukin & Killummod (aka Croghan)

CHURCHES:  Killukin Church  /  St. Michael's, Croghan (Roman Catholic)   /  Holy Trinity, Croghan (Church of Ireland)  /  St. Michael's, Drumlion (RC previously Drumercool Chapel)

GRAVEYARDS (headstones viewable online)

Killukin Old Cemetery             Killummod Old Cemetery

Killappoge Cemetery              Estersnow Cemetery

Drumlion Cemetery (part 1)    Drumlion Cemetery (part 2)



Lavin; McGreevy; Dowd; Murray; McDermott; Kelly; Brennan; Beirne; Feely; Farrell; Conry;  Ford; Moran; Sharkett; Lenaghan; Mullaney; Moraghan; Kenny; Timon; Connelly; McCormack; Goldrick; Owens (McKeon); Mulvey; Oates; Duignan; Devanny; Walsh; Flanagan; Boyd; Barrett; Lowe; Power; Rock (Roche); Glancy; McGarry; Padin; Healy; Higgins; Ratigan; Regan; McLoughlin; Dolan; Hanly; Shannon; Stapleton; Dean.

Address Killukin, Boyle, Co Roscommon, Ireland
Parish(es) Killukin Boyle (Roscommon) Carrick on Shannon (Leitrim) Boyle (Roscommon)
Category (ies) Heritage/Culture Local Organisation Tourist Attraction