Village Names & Meanings

Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo in the West of Ireland

Village/Townland Irish Translation Meaning
Abbeyquarter Ceathramhadh na Mainistreach Abbeyquarter
Adarrig Ath Dearg Red Fort
Arderra Ard Doire High Oak-wood
Aughgloragh Ath Glórach Noisy Ford
Ballyglass Lower Baile Glas Green Town
Ballybeg Baile Beag Little Town
Bargarriff Bar Garbh Rough Top
Carrowbeg Ceathramhadh Bheag Small Quarter
Carrowmore Ceathramhadh Mhór Great Quarter
Carrowkeel East Ceathramhadh Caol Narrow
Classaghroe Clasach Ruadh Red Trench
Cloonbullig Cluain Builg Meadow of the Sack
Cloontumper Cluain Tiompar Meadow of the Trough
Coolnafarna Cúl na Fearna Back of the Alders
Cultiaboe Coillte Bó Woods of the cows
Curraun Currán Reaping Hook
Curries Curraigh Moors
Derreen Doirinidhe Little Oak-woods
Derrintoghter Doire an Tochair Oak-wood of the Causeway
Derryleagh Doire Liath Grey oak-wood
Derrynacong Doire na Cong Oak-wood of the Strait
Drimaderry Druim a Doire Ridge of the oak-wood
Drimbaun Druim Bán White Ridge
Gortnageeragh Gort na gCaorach Field of the Sheep
Grallagh Greallach A Miry Place
Gurraun Gurrán A Copse
Gurteen Goirtín A Small Garden
Hazelhill Cealdrach An old burial place
Killunnagher Cill Unachair Unachar’s church
Knockroe Cnoc Ruadh Red Hill
Knockbrack Cnoc Breac Speckled Hill
Leaghcarrow Leath-cheathramhadh Half Quarter
Leo Leamh Elm Tree
Lisduff Lios Dubh Black Fort
Lavallyroe Leath-Bhaile Ruadh Red Half-town
Logboy Log Buidhe Yellow Hollow
Lurgan Lurgan Long Hill
Moat Móta Moat
Moneymore Móin Mhó Great Bog
Poulacoppul Poll a'Chapaill Horse's Hole
Redhill Cnoc Ruadh Red Hill
Skreg Screag Rocky Ground
Spaddagh Spadach Heavy Land
Toanragee Tóin re Gaoith Bottom to the Wind
Tullahaun Tulachán Hillock
Tulrahan Tulrohaun Rowan's Hill