Local Place Names

Bangor Erris, Co. Mayo in the West of Ireland

Geesala Area


Anglicised Name Grid Reference Irish Name Meaning
Doohoma F 735 155 Dumha Thuama The mound of the sandbanks
Geesala F 759 198 Gaoth Saile Saltwater inlet
Tullaghan Bawn F 745 155 Tullachán Bán The small white hill
Doolough F 735 266 Dumhach Loch The land of the sand banks
Roy F 718 179 Ráith An earthen ring fort

Bangor Area


Anglicised Name Grid Reference Irish Name Meaning
Bangor F 862 232 Beannchar A sharp peak
Cloontakilla F 864 253 Cluainte Ciile The copses of the church
Glencullen F 862 279 Gleann Chuilinn The holy glen
Carrowmore Lake F 845 295 Loch na Ceathrú The lake of the big quarter of land
Carrafull F 872 246 Carraig a'Phoill The rock of the hollow