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Tulaigh Fhearna - Tullyfern


TULLY, or TULLAFERNE, a parish, in the barony of KILMACRENAN, county of DONEGAL, and province of ULSTER; containing, with part of the post-town of Ramelton, 6096 inhabitants. It is situated on a branch of Lough Swilly, and comprises, according to the Ordnance survey, 16,612 statute acres, of which 383 are water, and 14,908 are applotted under the tithe act and valued at 4585 per annum. There is a considerable portion of bog, also part of a lake, upwards of a mile in length, called Lough Feme: about 100 acres of land have been lately reclaimed from the sea at Mulroy bay; this bay admits the approach of vessels to within half a mile of the village of Milford. Several of the inhabitants are employed in linen-weaving at their own houses. The gentlemen's seats are Glenalla, the residence of the Rev. G. V. Hart; Clara, of Jas. Watt, Esq.; and Ballyare, of John Cochrane, Esq. The parish is in the diocese of Raphoe, and is a rectory, forming part of the union of Aughnish, or Tullyaughnish: the tithes amount to 590. 12. 8.; and there is a glebe, comprising 512 Cunningham acres, valued at 256 per annum. In the R. C. divisions it is the head of a union or district, comprising also the parish of Killygarvan, by which name the district is also called: each parish contains a chapel. There are two meeting-houses for Covenanters and one for Presbyterians. At Milford is a school on the foundation of Erasmus Smith, in which, and in two other public schools, about 260 children are educated; and about 290 children are taught in six private schools; there are also five Sunday schools.


(Extract from A Topographical Dictionary Of Ireland by Samuel Lewis, 1837)



Last updated 10 Aug 2019


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Townland Also known as Area
Aghanursan   119
Ardnaree   172
Ballyarr   446
Ballyarr Glebe   231
Ballyboe   69
Ballyconnelly   562
Ballygay   349
Ballykenny   151
Bayhill   58
Blackland   32
Black's Glen   167
Breaghy   65
Bridge End Drummonaghan 229
Brownknowe   104
Carn High   471
Carn Low   222
Carnisk   54
Carrowkeel   177
Claggan   226
Claragh   253
Clooney   361
Clooney More   204
Conaghrud   306
Cratlagh   1,041
Drumacloghan   210
Drumatrumman   390
Drumbern   171
Drumman   107
Drummonaghan Bridge End 229
Dunmore   496
Fawninoughan   373
Forquar Fogher 442
Garrygort   606
Garrymore   158
Glen Lower   356
Glen Upper   274
Glenkeen   157
Glentidaly   416
Glentidaly Glebe   255
Gortcally   798
Gortin   39
Gortnavern   740
Kilwarry   88
Legmuckduff   137
Longhill   70
Loughdoo   83
Loughnakey   108
Loughros Glebe   200
Magheradrumman   270
Millford   203
Milford Town    
Moyagh   304
Moyle   333
Moylehill   156
Mullagheep   142
Oghill   263
Ranny   286
Rossgarrow   276
Rossreagh   76
Rough Island   6
Roughan   68
Tirhomin   577
Tirroddy   158
Tully Beg   240
Tully Hall   72
Tully More   159
Tully Mountain   135
Urbalshinny   104



Lindel Buckley

1998 Donegal Genealogy Resources