Place:


Aughrim  County Galway

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Aughrim like this:

Aughrim.-- par. and vil., E. co. Galway, 5 miles SW. of Ballinasloe ry. sta.-- par., 7251 ac., pop. 767; vil., pop. 279; P.O., T.O. Near the village was fought, on 12th July 1691, the last battle between the forces of James II. and those of William III., in which action the Irish general, St Ruth, was slain.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Aughrim, in and County Galway | Map and description, A Vision of Ireland through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/30245

Date accessed: 16th June 2024


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