Hollygrove, County Galway

Hollygrove or sometimes Holly Grove is a town in Athleague parish, Killeroran district, Killian barony, Union of Mountbellew, in County Galway, Ireland. Hollygrove is adjacent to the town of Coalpits, Ireland. The town is on the border of Roscommon and Galway.

Hollygrove Lake

Hollygrove Lake is a 50 acre lake located between Ballygar and Athleague, upstream of Rookwood Bridge on the River Suck system. It is within half a kilometre of the main River Suck. The lake is shallow, typically deep with two deeper channels. It is primarily stocked with tench and pike.

Griffiths Primary Valuation

Griffith's valuation between 1848 and 1864, lists the following people in Hollygrove who leased the land they farmed:

  • Patrick Byrne
  • John Droody
  • James Feeney
  • John Gouran
  • Luke Hannelly
  • John Hogan who married Winifred Conboy
  • Bernard Kelly
  • Thomas Kerin
  • Hannelly Leonard
  • Michael Leonard
  • Thomas Moran
  • Patrick Reilly
  • John Torpy


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