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Townland Names & their Meanings

 

TOWNLAND         

ORIGINAL NAME TRANSLATION

Aghoo          

Achadh A Field

Ballinglen         

Baile an Ghleanna Town of the Valley

Ballycastle         

Baile a' Chaisil Town of the Stonefort

Ballyglass           

Baile Glas Green Town

Ballyknock         

Baile a' Chnuic Town of the Hill

Ballymachugh         

Baile Mac Aodha The Town of the MacHugh

Behey     

Beithe Birch

Carrowcur

Ceathramhadh cor Odd Quarter

Carrowkibbock   

Ceathramhadh Mhic Lobuic Machobock's Quarter

Carrowmore        

Ceathramhadh Mhor  Great Quarter

Carrowneden       

Ceathramhadh an Eadain Quarter of the Hill-Brow

Carrowniskey      

Ceathramhadh an Lisge Quarter of the Water

Castletown          

Baile an Chaislean Town of the Castle

Conaghra   

Conachra Dogs Shrubbery

Crott               

Crut A Hump

Doonfeeney           

Dún Finne Fennys Fort

Glenurla          

Gleann Iolra  Valley of the Eagles

Inagh      

Eldhneach Abounding in ivy

Kilbride

Cill Brighde St. Bridgets Church

Killeen           

Cillin na Trionoide The little Church of Trinty

Killina             

Cill Eithne St. Eithnes Church

Killerduff           

Cill Ard-Dubh The Church of the Black Hill

Knockaun         

Pairc A Chnocain Park of the Hillock

Lisbrin             

Lios Broin Brans Fort

Muingelly           

Muing Eili Ellys Marshy Streaf

Muingreevagh         

Muing Riabhach Grey Morass

Moyney           

Maighnigh A Small Plain

Rathoonagh       

Rath-Thamhnagh Rath Field

Shanaghey         

Sean Achadh Old Field

Sralogagh     

Srath Lagach Low lying ground of the Hollows