Carrigallen Parish

O’Donovan’s Name Books

(Carrigallen) Parish

Compiled by John O’Donovan in 1835.  Re-arranged and re-typed by

FAS Project in Leitrim Genealogy Centre, Ballinamore in 1994 .

Irish versions checked and standardized by Seán O Suilleabhain in 2007

Aghavore                  .

ACHADH MÓR Great field.

Annagh

EANACH, a moor, or marsh.

Aughaleague

ACHADH LIAG, field of the stones.

Aughasaucer

ACHADH SASAIR, Field of the engineer or tradesman.

Aughaville

ACHADH BHILE, field of the old tree.

Aughawillan

ATH A’ MHUILINN, ford of the mill.

Ballygad Bridge

BÉAL ÁTHA GAD, Mouth of the ford of the withes or gads.

Ballynamony

BAILE NA MÓNA, Bogstown, or town of the bog. 

Beaghbeg

BEITHEACH BEAG,  small. Birch land

Beaghmore

BEITHEACH MÓR, great birch land.

Bredagh

BREADACH, breach, or gap. 

Brown Hill

Calloughs

CEALLAIGH, churches

Carrickateane

CARRAIG A’ TSIADHAIN, Rock of the fox-glove.

Carrigallen (Town)

                               (Barony)

CARRAIG ÁLAINN, beautiful rock.

Charles’ Hole

Cherry Island

Church Island

Cloonboygher

CLUAIN BUIDHEACHAIR, Lawn of the yellow water.

Clooncorick

CLUAIN COMHRAIC, lawn or Cloon of the meeting of streams.

Clooncose

CLUAIN CUAIS, lawn or meadow of the grotto or Cavern.

Cloughlough

CLOCH-LOCH, stony lough.

Coracar

CORR A CAR, round hill of the cars (side-cars)

Coranagh

CORTHANACH, rugged land.

Corboy

CORR BUÍ, yellow round hill

Corglass

CORR GLAS, Green round hill.

Cornaferst

CORR NA FEIRSTE, hill of the ferry.

Cornaghy

CORR AN ACAIDH, round hill of the field.

Corracreeny

CORR A CRÍONAIGH, Round hill of the withered grass or shrubs.

Crane Island

Creeghard

CRÍCH ARD, high boundary.

Crockabeagh

CNOC A BHEITHE, Birch hill.

Cullen and Brown-hill

CUILEANN, holly.

Cullies

COILLEADH, woodland.

Cullies River

ABHAINN NA G-COILLEADH, River of the woods.

Curraghaboy

CURRACHA BUÍ, yellow Curraghs, or Moore.

Deer Dumb Lough

Deer Park

Dernacahir

DOIRE NA CATHRACH, Derry or oak wood, of the stone-fort.

Derrylahan

DOIRE LEATHAN, broad Derry, or oak wood.

Derrynafinny

DOIRE NA FINE, oak wood of the white cow.

Derryniggan

DOIRE N-UIGIN, Derry, or oak wood of the Higgins

Drumanure

DROIM AN IUBAIR, ridge of the yew.

Drumbreanless

DROIM BREÁN-LIOS, stinking ridge of the fort.

Drumbrick

DROIM BRIC, ridge of the speckled man or trout.

Drumcanon

DROIM CANÁIN, Cannon’s ridge.

Drumderglin

DROIM DEARG GHLIN, Ridge of the red glen, or valley.

Drumeela

DROIM MÍLE, ridge of the mill or soldier.

Drumercross

DROIM AR CROIS, Ridge on the cross.

Drumergole

DROIM AR GABHAL, Ridge of the fork,

Drumhalry

DROIM CHALRAIDE, Ridge of the Calry

Druminshin (Glebe)

DROIM UINSEAN, ridge of the ash trees.

Druminshingore

DROM AN SEIN GHABHAIR, the ridge of the old goat

Druminuff

DROIM AN UIBHE Ridge of the egg.

Drumkeelwick

DROIM CHAOLMHAIC, Kelwick’s ridge.

Drumleevan

DROIM LIOMHÁIN, Ridge of the elm.

Drumloona

DROIM LUGHNA, Looney’s ridge.

Drummucker

DROIM MUCAIR, Ridge of the piggery.

Drumshangore

DROIM SEAN GHABHAR old ridge of the goats.

Drumsillagh

DROIM SAILEACH, ridge of the sallows.

Dumb Lough

Dunnaweel Lough

DÚN A MAOIL, fort of the Bald Man.

Errew

AIREAMH, arable land.

Fort Hill

Fort Hill 

Gangin Lough

Glasshouse Lough

Goosefoot Hill

Gortermone

GORT AR MÓIN, field on the bog.

Gortnavanogue

GORT NA BHFEANÓG, raven-field.

Gulladoo

GUALA DUBHA, Black shoulders.

Gulladoo Ferguson

Gulladoo Lonoughy

Keelrin

CAOL-RIN, narrow Rin or point.

Kilbracken

COILL NA M-BREACÁN, wood of the brackens: here is where the Red-shanks threw off their brackens.

Killahurk

COILL NA DTORC, wood of the hogs.

Killamarve

COILL NA MARBH, wood of the dead.

Killdrum

COILL A’ DROMA, wood of the ridge.

Killerrin

COILL AIRTHIN, wood of the small stones

Killygar

COILL A’ GHAIR, wood of the turf-mould. 

Kirk or Lower Gullydoo

Kivey

CIABHAIGH, hairy, bushy.

Laheen

LEAT CHAOIN, beautiful half.

Lislie’s Ford

Longfield

Lugnagun

LUG NA GCON, hounds hollow, hollow of the hounds.

Mosies Lough

Moyagh Church

MAGHACH, level or plain, champaign.

Mullanadarrargh

MULLACH NA DARACH, summit or hill of the oak.

Mulleenagross

MUILEANN NA GCROS, Mill of the cross.

Mullinadaree

MULLACH AN DA RÍ,  hill of the two Kings. 

Mullinahanga

MULLACH NA hÁITHE hill of the kiln.

Mullyaster

MULLACH AISTIR, hill of the journey.

Newtown-gore

Sessiagh

SEISEACH, a sixth part.

Sessiaghnagaubhal

SEISEACH NA G-CAPALL, the sixth division of the horses.

Sonnagh

SONNACH, a mound.

Toomonaghan

TUAIM MONACHÁIN, Monaghan’s mound or tumulus.

Tully North

TULAIGH, a hill

Tully South

Unshinagh

UINSEANACH, ash land.

Woodford Demesne

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