Cloonclare Parish

O’Donovan’s Name Books

(Cloonclare) 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  Suilleabháin 2009

Annagh

EANACH, a marsh or cut out bog.

Ardmoneen

ARD MÓINÍN, high little Bog.

Ardvarney

ARD BEARNAIGH, high gap.

Aughavany

ACHADH A MHANAIGH, field of the monk.

Aughlecun

ACHLA CON, chase of the hounds.

EACLA CON, enclosure or kennell of the hounds.

Ballaghnabehy

BEALACH NA BEITE, Road of the birch.

Ballaghnabehy Lough

LOCH BHEALACH NA BEITHE.

Bellanaginny

BÉAL

BAL ATHA NÁTHA NA NGUINIGH, mouth of the ford of the wounding 

Billberry Island

OILEÁN NA BHFRACHÓG, Island of the bilberries.

Black Mountain

SLIABH DUBH, black mountain.

Black River

Blind Lough

Boliboy

BUAILE  BUÍ, yellow Booley or dairy place.

Briscloonagh

BRIOSC CLUANACH, brittle meadow.

Brockagh Lower

BROCACH, a fox cover, or badger warren.

Brockagh Upper

Bronagh

BRÓNACH, sorrowful or gloomy.

BRON-ACADH, field of the quern.

Camderry

CAM DHOIRE, crooked Derry or oak wood.

Carraun

CARRAIN, rocky land (local)

Carraun

CORRÁN.

Carrick Leitrim

CARRAIG LIATH-DROIM, Rock of the Grey hill.

Carrickrevagh

CARRAIG RIABHACH, grey rock.

Carrigeengeare

CARRAIGÍN GHÉAR, sharp little rock.

Cashelaveela

CAISEAL A’ MHILE, stone fort of the soldier.

Cashelmoil

CAISEAL A MHILE.

Cherrybrook

Clegan

CLEIGÁN, a round rocky hill.

Cloonaghmore

CLUNACH MÓR, great lawn or meadow.

Cloonclare

CLUAIN A’ CHLÁIR, lawn of the level.

Cornacloy

CORR NA CLOICHE, round hill of the stone.

Cornamon

CORR NA MBAN, round hill of the women.

Cornastauk

CORR NA STAC, Round hill of the stacks.

Cornavanogue

CORR NA BHFEANÓG, round hill of the scald crows.

Corracloona

CORR A CHLUNA, Round hill of the lawn or meadow.

Cranog Island

OILÉAN NA CRANNÓIGE, island of the Crannog or wooden house.

Creevaghearn Island

CRAOBHACH FHEARNA, alders, branches or bushes.

Cuilties

COILLTE, woods.

Cullentragh

CUILEANNTRACH, holly land, land bearing holly trees or shrubs.

Curraghfore

CURRACH FUAR, cold moor.

Derrynaseer

DOIRE NA SAOR, Derry or oak wood of the carpenters.

Donaghbeg

DOMHNACH BEAG, little church.

Donaghmore

DOMHNACH MÓR, Great Church.

Doo Lough

DUBH LOCH, black lake.

Druminshin

DROIM UINSINN ridge of the ash trees.

Eas Bhogy

EAS A MHADAID, the dog’s cataract.

Eas Shean cleary

East Bars

BARRÁN THOIR, tops.  Bars here means a top of hill

Farrow, Bar of

BARR-FHEARRAIGH,

Foxfield

MULLACH NA SIONNACH, hill of the foxes.

Glenboy

GLEANN BÚI yellow glen or valley.

Glenkeel

GLEANN CAOL, narrow glen, or valley.

Gortnalibbert

GORT NA LEIBEART, Field of the strips (local)

Gubbnacurrafore

GOB NA CURRACH FUAIRE, snout or point of the cold moor.

Hollymount

LEIM AN EICH, leap of the horse.

Killea

COILL FHEITHE, wood of the raven.

Killmakerrill

CILL MAC CAIRIL, Church of the son of Caireall.

Kiltyclogher

COILLTE CLOCHAIR, woods of the stony ground.

Killycloghan

COILL Á CHLOCHÁN, wood of the stony ford.

Lacoon

LACUN, a hollow (local).

Laghty

LEACHTACH, monuments.

Laghty, Bar of

SGREIG  LEACHTACH.

Lattoon Lough

LOCH A LEATH TOIN, lake of Lattoon.

Leminea Bridge

DROICHEAD LEIM AN EICH, bridge of the horse leap.

Lishelanarelly Fort

LIOS SHILE NI RAGHALLAIGH, Celia O’Reilly’s lake.

Lisnagroagh

LISÍN NA GCRUACH, little fort of the stacks.

Lough Aderreen

LOCH A DOIRÍN lake of the small oak wood.

Lough Aneanvour

LOCH AN ÉIN MHÓIR, lake of the large bird.

Loughaphonta

LOCH A PHONTA, Pound Lough.

Loughaphonta, Bar of

BAR LOCH A’ PHONTA, top of Loughaphonta.

Lough a Rudda

LOCH A RUIDE, lake of the mire.

Loughavanny

LOCH A MHEANA,  lake of the awl.

Lough Dubh

LOCH DUBH, Black lake.

Lough Kip

LOCH A CHIP, lake of the stock or stump of a tree.

Lough MacNean

LOCH MAC NEIN, MacNen’s lake.

LOCH DÁ EAN, lake of the two birds, is the old name.

Lough Munnakill beg

Lough Munnakill More

LOCH MHON A CHOILL MHÓIR.

Loughnafonta, Bar of

Lough Nagingar

LOCH NA GCIONN GEARR, lake of the short heads.

Lough Nagloughderg

LOCH NA G-CLOCH DEARG, i.e. lake of the red stones.

Lough Natire

LOCH NA TIRE, lake of the district.

Loughnavannoge

LOCH NA BHFEANÓG, lake of the scald crows.

Lough Naweelog

LOCH NA BHFAOLÓG, lake of the sea-gulls.

Loughros

LUACH ROS, q.d. LUACAIR-ROS, rushy point.

Lugasnaghta

LUG A T-SNEACHTA, hollow of the snow.

Lughawnagh

LUG-THAMHNACH, hollow field.

Lurgan

LORGAN, a shin or long hill.

Lurganacally

LORGAN NA GCAILLEACH, Long hill of the hag.

Meenagh

MAOINEACH, abounding in wealth.

Meenkeeragh

MÍN CHAORACH, misk or field of the sheep.

Meenymore

MÍNIGH MÓR, great field or misk.

Milltown, Bar of

Monagashel

MÓIN NA GCAISEAL, Bog of the stone fort.

Moneenageer

MÓINÍN NA GCAOR, little bog of the berries.

Monenshinagh

MÓINÍN SIONACH, little Bog of the foxes.

Moneyduff

MÓNAIGH DUBH, black bog.

Mooneelum

MÓINÍN LOM, bare little Bog.

Mullahir

MULLAIGH THOIR, east summit or hill.

Mullanashinagh

MULLAIGH NA SIONNACH, hills of the foxes.

Mullawn

MULLÁN, a hill or little summit.

Munakill

MUN A CHOILL, hill base of the wood.

Munnagashel

MAGH NA GCAISEAL, plain of the stone forts.

Patrick Island

Pollaloughan

POLL A LOCHÁIN, hole of the small lough.

Ramooney

RATH MAONAIGH, Monney’s fort.

Ross

Rossclougher (Barony of)

BARÚNTACHT ROS CLOCHAIR,

Scarthawn River

ABHAINN SCARTAN, river of the small cataracts.

Scregachamp South

SCREIG A CHAMPA, Rock of the camp.

Shanabrocky

SEAN BROCAIGH, old fox covers or badger warrens.

Shancloe

SEAN-CHLOCH, old stone.

Skreeny

SCRIN, a shrine.

Skreeny little

SCRÍN BHEAG, little shrine.

Sour Hill Lough

South Bars

Sradrine

SRATH DRAIGHIN ,holm of the black thorns

Sranagross

SRATH NA G-CROS, holm of the crosses.

Stranagrus West

Sravrannies

SRATH BHRAONAS, holm of the drops or showers.

Stradeen

SRATH DROIGHIN, holm of the black thorn bushes.

Straduffy

SRATH DUIBHCHE, holm of the vat or round hollow.

Tawnyfeacle

TAMHNAIGH FHIACLA Field of the teeth.

Tawnylust

TAMHNAIDH NA LOISTE, field of the losset or kneeding trough.

Tawnylust Upper bar of

BAILE NA G-CLOCH, town of the stones, Irish name.

Tawnymanus

TAMHAIGH MHIC MHANUIS, MacManus’s field.

Tawnyunshinagh

TAMHAIGH UINSINACH, field of the ash trees.

Trawnish Island

TRÁ-INIS, Shore island.

Tuckmill Park

Tullentegart

TULLAIGH AN T-SAGAIRT, hill of the priest.

Tullincloy

TULLAIG AN TSLUA , hill of the host.

Tullyskearny

TULLAIGH SGEAC ARNAIGH, hill of the brambles.

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