The area around Kilkerrin has some interesting geological features, such as
eskers, raised bog at Curraghamaeigh, Lough Lurgeen and an underground stream
flowing from here into a turlough. The raised bog has been designated a Special
Area of Conservation and 123 species of birds, including the Greenland
white-fronted geese, have been sighted in this area.
Some of the significant historical and archaeological features include several
fine examples of ring forts, two univallatte forts which are situated at
Lisacarra and a spectacular multivallatte ringfort in the townland of Lehurick.
There is a crannóg in Kiltullagh Lake, and in close proximity is St. Brigid's
Holy Well and the site of Concannon Castle and a 15th Century Franciscan
One of the notable individuals from Kilkerrin was Oliver Kelly, who
became Archbishop of Tuam and was the founder and first president of St.
Jarlath's College, Tuam.
Places of Interest
Forts at Liscarra
Crannog in Kiltullagh Lake