Crossmolina Placenames

Crossmolina, Co. Mayo in the West of Ireland


Townland Map Reference Irish Name Meaning
Abbeytown G 138 186 Baile na Mainistreach Town of the Abbey
Attishane G 108 227 Ait Tight Seaghain Sight of John’s House
Ballaghamuck G 117 199 Bealach Muc Road of the Pigs
Ballingrogy G 124 168 Baile an Gruagaigh Town of the long haired person
Ballinlabaun G 104 169 Baile an Labain Town of the labourer
Ballinloughaun G 095 127 Baile an Lochain Town of the small lake
Ballintleva G 158 239 Baile an tSleibhe Town of the mountain
Ballinvoher N/A Baile an Bhothair Road Town
Ballnacrick N/A Baile an Chnuic Town of the Hill
Ballybrannagh G 096 163 Baile Breathnach Town of the Walshes
Ballybrinoge G 126 138 Baile Bruithneog Brannocks Town
Ballycarroon G 112 158 Baile Carun Town of the Carews
Ballycloonoragh N/A Cluain lubhrach Meadow of the yews
Ballyglass G 119 237 Baile Glas Green town
Ballymoneen G 094 147 Baile Monin Town of the little bog
Ballymulty G 091 152 Baile Mullaigh a’Tighe Town of the hill summit of the house
Ballynaclassagh N/A Baile na Claise Town of the trench
Ballynacloy G 118 222 Baile na Cloiche Town of the stone/hall or high fence
Ballynafulla G 087 089 Baile na Fola Town of Blood
Ballynagiltia N/A Baile na Geilte Town of the mad man
Ballynalynagh G 124 149 Baile na Laighneach Town of the Lynaghs
Ballyneety G 157 218 Baile an Fhaoitigh White’s Town
Ballyscanlan G 102 157 Baile Ui Scanlain O’Scanlan’s Town
Ballyvicmaha G 112 131 Baile Mhic Matha Town of the son of Matthew
Ballywoher N/A Baile an Bhothain Town of the road
Behy G 117 214 Beitheach Abounding in beech trees
Behybaun G 234 169 Beitheach Bán  White Birch plantation
Behydoo G 122 215 Beitheach Dubh Black Birch plantation
Bengeery G 134 155 Benn – gCaorach Peak of Sheep
Brandragh N/A Brandra A Gibbet
Brigh G 105 163 Bri A Hill
Bunaveela F 995 088 Bun a Mhile Bottom of the mile or Foothill of the flies
Bundeeleen N/A Bun Daoilin The mountain of the stream called Deelin or the Little Deel
Cabragh G 143 135 Cabrach Bad land or rubbish
Carrowcloagh G 123 154 Ceathramhadh Chlochach Stony quarter
Carrowgarve G 079 156 Ceathramhadh Garbh Rough quarter
Carrowkeel G 086 175 Ceathramhadh Chaol Narrow quarter
Carrowkilleen G 087 167 Ceathramhadh an Chillin Quarter of the little Church
Cartrongilbert G 138 169 Cartun Ghilbeirt Gilbert’s quarter
Castlehill G 128 129 Caorthannan  N/A
Clonevin N/A Cluain Aoibhinn Beautiful lawn or meadow
Cloonamine G 145 158 Cluain a’Mianaigh Lawn of the mine
Cloonawillin G117 169 Cluain a’Mhuilinn Lawn or meadow of the mill
Cloonkelly G 148 145 Cluain cheallaigh Kelly’s Lawn or meadow
Cloonmeen G 132 234 Cluainin A small lawn or meadow
Cloonooragh G 074 199 Cluain lubhrach Lawn or meadow of the yew
Cominch G 065 148 Cam-Inis Crooked Island
Coolnabinnia G 055 071 Cul na binne Back of the Ben or Peak
Cooltabeg N/A Cul Tuirc Hill-back of the pig
Coolturk G 075 185 Cul Tuirc Hill – back of the pig
Corcullin G 009 141 Cor Cuillin Round hill of the holly
Creevy G 098 137 Craobhach Bushy land/briary land
Crossmolina G 144 175 Crois Ui Mhaoilfhiona O’Mweeleeny’s Cross
Cruckacullen N/A Cnoc a’Chuillin Hill of the holly
Derrasallagh N/A Doire shaileach Oak wood of the sallows
Derreen G 066 062 Doirin Small oak wood
Derry F 988 179 Doire An oak wood
Doodan N/A Dudan A prominent Hill
Dooleag Beg G 014 173 Dubh-Liag Black stone
Dooleeg G 025 181 Dubh-Liag Black Stone
Enaghbeg G 101 194 Aonach Beag  Small fair/marsh
Enniscoe (Inishcoe) G 146 154 Inish Cua St. Mochua’s
Errew G 158 119 Oireamh Arable land
Eskeragh G 049 185 Eiscreach Abounding in ridges of sandhills
Fiddaunnageeroge F 982 111 Feadán na gCiarog Hill of the black clocks
Fotish G 127 181 Fod Tais Soft sod
Garraunard G 155 188 Garran Ard  High copse of the hazlenut
Glasheens G 048 124 Glaisinidhe Little brooks or hills
Glenagort G 046 089 Glean a’Ghuirt Valley of the garden
Glendavoolagh G 012 073 Glendavoolagh Glen of the two boolies: Encampment for grazing cattle
Gortaneden G 108 149 Gor an Eadain  Field of the hill-brow
Gortnalyer G 149 182 Gort na Ladhar Field of the forks
Gortnor Abbey N/A Gort na Raibe  Field of the rape or rape-field
Gortskeddia G 142 189 Gort Sceide Field of the fright
Goulaun F 977 084 Gabhlan A small fork
Grallaghvwee N/A Greallach Buidhe Yellow mire
Grange G 168 183 Grainseach A monastic farm on which grain was grown
Gurtnahurra G 099 211 Gort na hUrradh Field of the surety
Keenaghbeg G 035 115 Caonach Bheag Little Keenagh
Keenagh Eighter G 018 108 Caonach Iochdar Lower Keenagh
Keenaghmore F 997 121 Caonach Mór  Big Keenagh
Kildaree G 109 152 Cill da Righ  Church of the two kings
Kildavearoge G 137 149 Cill da Bhearrog Church of the Da Bhearrog – 2 young men
Killacorraun G 074 134 Coil a’Chorrain Wood of the Hook
Killeen G 135 133 Cillin Little Church
Kilmurrybeg G 118 141 Cill Muire Little Kilmurry
Kilmurrymore N/A Cill Muire Great Kilmurry
Kinard G 098 151 Ceann Ard a’tSleibhe High head of the Mountain
Knockadangan G 155 194 Cnoc a’Daingin Hill of the Fastness
Knockagarravaun G 169 198 Cnoc a’ghearra Bhain Hill of the white cutting or trench
Knockalegan G 146 177 Cnoc a’Liagain Hill of the Standing Stone
Knockbaun G 108 189 Cnoc Ban White Hill
Knockbrack G 068 149 Cnoc Breac The Speckled Hill
Knocknaboliv N/A Cnoc na Buaile Dairy place
Knockroe N/A Cnoc Ruagh Red Hill
Leeaun N/A Lidhean A trowel
Logbawn N/A Lug Ban White Hollow
Moat G 111 144 Mota A high mound
Moneynierin F 991 199 Muine Marshy land of the Iron
Mullenmore North G 137 163 Muileann Mor Great Mill
Mungaun G 039 136 Mongan Sedgy land
Owenbwee N/A Abhainn Bhuidhe Yellow River
Phylnashannagh N/A Poll na Sionnach Hole of the Foxes
Poolagulky N/A Poll a’ghiolcaigh Hole of the reeds
Pouladoohy G 094 188 Pol a’Dubhaighe Hole of the blackening Stuff
Rathcreevy N/A Rath Craobhach Bushy Fort
Rathmacostello G 101 141 Rath Mhic Coisdeal MacCostelo’s Fort
Rathmore G 102 205 Rath Mór Great Fort
Rathmoyle G 155 208 Rath Maol Flat-topped Fort
Richmond G 109 138 Mota - Baile Ui Cunnigaun A Moat
Sculla Been N/A Scoilbin A small scallop or twig for fastening thatch houses
Shanvolahan G 034 202 Sean-Bhoth Leathan Broad old Hut
Shanwallagh N/A Sean Bhaile Old Town
Sranacally G 011 134 Srath na Caillight Holm of the hag
Sranalaghta G 123 134 Sratha na Leachta Holm of the Monument
Srahyconigaun G 075 121 Srath Ui Chuineachain O’Cunningham’s Holm
Tawnaghs G 038 154 Tamhnach A mountain field – a green patch among heather
Tawnakeel G 053 097 Tamhnach Chaol Narrow mountain field
Tawnynahulty F 956 119 Tamhnach na hUltaighe Mountain field of the Ulster women
Tonaghcrann N/A Tanhnach Crann Green field of the trees
Tooreen G 134 195 Tuairin  Little bleach green
Tooreenawiddia N/A Tuairin a’Mhadaidh Little green field
Tooreensmere N/A Tuairin na Smear Little green field of the blackberries
Tubbridbeg F 976 132 Tobraid Bheag Small Well
Tubbridmore F 985 146 Tobraid Mor Great Well
Tubermore G 101 181 Tobar Mor Great Well
Vinegarhill N/A N/A In the west of Tooreen
Wrens N/A Reanna Points

Reference: Ordnance Survey Field Name Books 1838

Map Reference: Ordnance Survey Ireland Discovery Series 3, 1:50 000 No.'s 24 & 31