Lahardaun Placenames

Crossmolina, Co. Mayo in the West of Ireland


Placename

Map Reference Irish Name Meaning
Addergoole or Knockmaria G 150 1021 Eadar-Ghabhal (land) between two river-prongs
Aghaloonteen G 118 085 Achadh Lóintín The field of the little store
Ballyduffy N/A Baile Uí Dubhthaigh O’Duffy’s town
Ballyknock G 139 026 Baile a’Chnuic The town of the hill
Ballymacredmond G 121 104 Baile Mhic Réumoinn Redmond’s town
Ballymoyock G 111 112 Baile Mhaidhioc Maiock’s town
Ballyteige M 056 985 Baile Taidhg Thady’s town
Bofeenaun G 135 049 Both Faonáin Faonan’s booth, tent or hut
Boghadoon G 082 068 Both a’Dúin The tent or hut of the fort
Boleyglass G 111 015 Buaile Glas Green dairy place or milking place
Boggy G 092 033 Bogach A bog
Bracklagh G 076 022 Breac-Loch Speckled lake
Caffoley G 141 104 Ceath-Bhuaile Showery dairy place
Carrickbarrett N/A Carraic Bairéad Rock of the conical cap or helmet
Carrowkeel G 115 099 Ceathramha Chaol Narrow quarter
Carrowskeehan G 113 094 Ceathramha Sgeithín Quarter-land of the little bush
Cartron G 125 108 Cartún Dubh The black quarter
Castlehill G 128 129 Caorthannán Abounding in rowan trees
Claggarnagh East M 036 992 Clagarnach Heavy rain
Claggarnagh West M 026 984 Clagarnach Heavy rain
Cloghbrack G 129 063 Cloch Bhreac Speckled stone
Cloondaff G 059 014 & G 046 002 Cluain Damh Lawn or meadow of the oxen
Cuilkillew G 161 083 Coill Cilleadh Wood of the church
Cuilmullagh G 126 012 Coill Mullaigh Wood of the summit
Cum G 135 108 Cúm A hollow, a deep valley
Curraghmore G 119 029 Currach Mór Great marsh or moor
Derryfadda G 116 033 Doire Fada Long oak wood
Derrymartin G 101 059 Doire Mhairtín Martin’s oak wood
Dervin G 119 124 Dairbhín Little oak grove
Doonaroya G 081 079 Dún na Ruaidhe The fort of the red cow
Doonbreedia G 103 119 Dún Brighde Bridget’s fort
Glenavenew G 095 112 Gleann na h-Aibhne Glen or valley of the river
Glendorragha G 034 046 Gleann Dorcha Dark glen or valley
Gortnaheltia G 039 008 Gort na hEilte Field of the doe
Islandmore G 104 109 Oileán Mór Great island
Knockfarnaght G 137 089 Cnoc Fornocht A bare or exposed hill
Knockmaria or Addergoole G 150 102 Cnoc Máire Mary’s Hill
Lahardaun G 128 099 Leath-Árdán Half height i.e. a gentle slope
Lecarrow G 129 112 Leath-Ceathramha Half quarterland
Letterkeeghaun G 064 039 Leitir Caocháin Keeghan’s spewy hillside
Levally G 136 061 Leath-Bhaile Half-bally, Half town
Massbrook Lower G 156 061 Sruthán an Aifrinn The stream of the Mass
Massbrook South G 164 035 Sruthán an Aifrinn The stream of the Mass
Massbrook Upper G 151 037 Sruthán an Aifrinn    The stream of the Mass
Pollawarla G 145 059 Poll a’Mhárla Marle hole
Prughlish G 087 049 Prochlais A cave or grotto, A badger warren
Terrybaun G 188 054 Túraigh Bán White tower or hill
Terryduff G 179 041 Túraigh Dubh Black tower or hill
Tawnagh G 153 074 Tamhnach A mountain field
Tobernaveen G 136 077 Tobar na bhFíon Well of the wines
Tonacrock G 151 089 Tóin a’Chnuic Bottom of the hill

Reference: Ordnance Survey Field Name Books 1838

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