Placenames & their Meanings

Townland Map Reference Irish Name Meaning
Breastagh G 186 343 Breisteach Broken Land
Carrowkeel G 143 312 Ceathramhadh Chaol The narrow quarter
Castlereagh G 173 309 An Caisleán Riabhach The grey castle
Cloonavarry G 167 329 Cluain Uí Bhearraigh O'Barry's lawn or meadow
Cloonbwee (Cloonboy) G 174 338 Cluain Buidhe Yellow meadow or lawn
Cloonskirtaun G 169 291 Cluain Sciortán Lawn of the insects
Corbutbeg (Carbadbeg) G 178 328 Carbad Beag Little chariot
Cortoon G 188 321 Cartun A cartron of land
Croghan G 204 310 Cruachan A round hill
Crosspatrick G 216 285 Cros Phádraig St. Patrick's Cross
Dooonamona G 166 319 Dún na Móna The fort of the turf
Folataggart (Fallataggart) N/A Fál a'tSagairt The priests hedge
Killala G 201 301 Cill Ealaidh Eala's Church
Killgobbin G 187 317 Cill Ghobáin Saint Gobban's Church
Killogunra G 174 285 Cill Ó gCunra The Church of the O'Conras
Killybrone G 196 312 Cill Bron Church of Bron
Kilroe G 215 294 Cill Reo Reo's Church
Knockrow (Knockroe) G 169 328 Cnoc Ruadh The red hill
Leadymore G 187 311 Leide Mór Great meadow
Meelick G 207 288 Miliuc An isolated spot of land
Moyne G 218 289 Maighin A little plain
Rathbaan (Rathbaun) G 165 311 Ráth Bán White fort
Rathcash G 167 301 Ráth Cais The fort of Cas
Rathfran G 188 334 Ráth Bhrain Bran's fort
Rathnaworaun G 169 321 Ráth na bhFuarán The fort of the cold springs
Rathowen G 183 291 Ráth Eoghain Owen's fort
Rathreagh G 153 305 Ráth Riach Grey fort
Ross G 217 326 Ros A promontory
Steelaun G 201 341 Stiallán A small stripe of land
Tawnaghmore G 206 282 Tamhnach Mór Great field
Templemurry (Templemary) G 179 324 Teampall Muire Mary's Church
Touracoppul N/A Tuar a'Chapaill Green field of the horse
Toureen (Tooreen) G 186 349 Tuairín A small beach or green field

Reference: Ordnance Survey Field Name Books 1838

Map Reference: Ordnance Survey Ireland Discovery Series 1:50 000 No.'s 23 & 24