Killummod Parish navigation
The civil parish of Killummod (Cill Lomad - St. Lomad's Church) is in the barony of Boyle, in north Co. Roscommon. It is part of the district now known as the Plains of Boyle which was previously the Mac Dermott kingdom of Magh Luirg [aka Moylurg] .
Killummod parish covers an area of 20.8 km² and encompasses Lisdaly lake, Canbo Lough and part of Corbally Lough. (It was once home to Ballinvilla Lough, now disappeared). The Killukin rIver runs through this parish, crossed by the R368 road from Elphin to Carrick-on-Shannon at Killummod townland.
The village of Croghan was the population centre for Killummod and other surrounding parishes. See also Boyle. The address given by emigrants on ship's manifests, was often the nearest market town i.e. Carrick-on-Shannon (to the east) or Croghan village (to the west). The PLU (Workhouse) for Killummod was Carrick-on-Shannon. The Electoral District (DED) is Killummod.
Killummod parish comprises 17 townlands (map)
- Ballinvilla (Baile an Bhealaigh 'town of the route') aka Drumballinville / Ballinavilla / Ballinville / Dromurr Ballinvilly (see Drumerr)
- Bunreagh (Bun Riabhach 'grey bottom') aka Dromyn (Dromone alias Binreagh) Burrevagh / Bonreagh
- Canbo (Ceann Bua 'hill of the victory') aka Cambo / Kenvoe / Kenbo / 'otherwise Lurgan' (see Knockroe)
- Carrowmore (Ceathrú Mór 'large quarter')
- Carrowreagh (Ceathrú Riabhach ' grey quarter') aka Ballycarrow Reagh / Carrowrigh
- Cartron (Ceathrún 'a quarter')
- Culleenatreen or Flagford (Coillín an Triain 'the little wood of the 3rd division' or Áth Leacadh) aka Killenetreene
- Dacklin (Dubh Chluain 'black meadow') aka Dacklyn / Dackloon / Doghloon / Dowghelone or Doughcloine
- Deerpark aka Carrownass 'quarter of the waterfall' (see Mullaghteigue otherwise Ballindrehid)
- Danesfort (Lios Lochlainn) aka Deansfort ++ Danesfort House & Demesne
- Derraun (Doireán 'a small oak wood') aka Derren / Derrawn
- Drummerr (Droim Oir 'east ridge') aka Drimer / Dromorhe aka Dromurr Ballinvilly (see Ballinvilla)
- Finnor (Fionnúr 'fair/bright hill) aka Finner / West Fenner / Leighvally ffenor ++ Finnor House
- Killappoge (Cill Lapóg 'St Lappoge's Church) aka Kilapoge / Killappogue / Cill Molappoge / Killevera
- Killummod (Cill Lomad 'St. Lomad's Church') aka Killteraragh Killmoda / Kilnamadda
- Knockroe (An Chnoc Rua 'red hill') aka Knocreagh / Knockrow & Lurgan (see Canbo)
- Lisdaly (Lios Uí Dhálaigh 'O'Daly's Fort') aka Lisadaly / Lissidaly / Lisdowly / Lissigala
GRAVEYARDS (headstones viewable online)
KILLUMMOD CATHOLIC PARISH
The Catholic Parish of "Croghan" aka Killucan aka 'Killukin & Killummod' comprised all townlands in the civil parish of Killummod and more.
MIDDLE-MEN & AGENTS
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Killummod Folklore in The Schools’ Collection (1937-1939)
Croghan Folklore in The Schools’ Collection (1937-1939)
|Address||Killummod, Croghan, Boyle, Co Roscommon, Ireland|
|Parish(es)||Killummod (Roscommon) Boyle (Roscommon) Carrick on Shannon (Leitrim)|
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