Cloone Parish

O’Donovan’s Name Books

(Cloone) 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 standardised by Seán O Suillebhain in 2007

 

Acres

ACRAÍ,  Acres

Adoon

May be either ATH DOMHAIN, deepford,

ATH DÚIN, field of the fort.

Adoon Lough

LOCH ATHA DOMHAIN

Aghadruminshin

ACHADH DROIM UINSION,  field of the ridge of the ash.

Aghakiltubbrid

ACHADH CHILL TIOBRAID, Field of the church of the well.

Aghalough

ACHADH LOCHA  field of the lake.

Aghamore

ACHAD MÓR, great field.

Agharann

ACHADH  RANNA, field of the point.

Aghavas

ACHADH EASA, field of the cascade.

Aghkillaglass

ACHADH COILLE GLEAS Field of the wood of the

accoutrements.

Annaghbrannaghan

EANACH  BRANACHAN, Branaghan’s marsh.

Annaghmaconway

EANACH  MAC CONBHUÍ, MacConway’s marsh.

Annaghmacullen

EANACH MAC COILIN, MacCullen’s marsh.

Annaghmore

EANACH MÓR, great marsh.

Annaghoney

EANACH A CHONAIDH, marsh of the fire wood.

Anskert

ATH AN SCIRT, ford of the squirting or sprouting.

Arderry

ARD DOIRE, high Derry or oak wood.

Augharan Lough

LOCH ACHADH  RANNA, Lake of the division or point.

Aughavas Lough

LOCH ACADH EASA.

Barnaranna

BARR NA RANNA, top of the division or point.

Bay Lough

LOCH NA BELMHAIGHE, lake of the mouth of the plain.

Beihy

BEITHE means a place abounding in Birch

Bellakiltyfea

BÉAL ÁTA COILLTE FEADHA, mouth of the ford of the woods.

COILLTE FEADHA,  is the prevailing name.

Bellantra Bridge

DROICHEAD BHÉAL ÁTA AN TSRÁTA, Bridge of the ford of the holm.

Belscarry

BEAL SCARRAIDH  Mouth of the shallow ford.

Black Lough

LOCH DUBH, black lake.

Boherroe

BOTHAR RUA    Red road

Brainross

BRÉAN ROS.  rank or stinking point of land,  .

Brooklawn

CLUAIN CÚ, lawn of the greyhound.

CLUAIN CÚ, is the old name.

Broom Street

SRÁID NA SCUAB, street of the brooms.

Bundarragh

BUN DARACH, bottom of the oak.

Cahir

CATHAIR,  a stone fort.

Carrickaruin

No name got.

Carrickavoher

CARRAIG  A BHOTHAIR, rock of the road.

Catten

CATAN, rough land.

Catton Cross

CROIS A CHATAIN, Cross of Catton.

Cavan Burrying Ground

CILL A’ CHABHÁIN  church of the hard round hill.

Clooncoe

CLUAIN CUACH, lawn or meadow of the cuckoos.

Clooncoose Lough

LOCH CHLUAIN CHUAIS.

Clooncose

CLUAIN CHUAIS, lawn or meadow of the Caves.

Clooncumber

CLUAIN COMAIR, lawn of the confluence.

Cloone

CLUAIN a meadow

Cloonee

CLUAIN AODHA Hugh’s lawn or meadow.

Cloonlaughil

CLUAIN LEAMH-CHOILLE  meadow of the soft wood

CLUAN’ AMCOILL, Pronounced by some.

Cloonsaren

CLUAIN SARAIN, Saran’s lawn or meadow.

Cloontubbrid

CLUAIN TIOBRAID, lawn of the spring well.

Coolday

CUL DÁ EO, Back (hill) of the two yews.

Corduff North

CORR DUBH, black round hill.

Corduff South

CORR DUBH Black Hill

Cornageeha

CORR NA GAOITHE, round hill of the wind.

Cornagher

CORR NEACHAIR, round hill of the horses.

Cornamucklagh

CORR NA MUCLACH,  round hill of the piggeries.

Cornulla

CORR AN OLLAMHAN, round hill of the ollav or poet.

Corraneary

CORR AN AODHAIRE, round hill of the shepherds.

Corriga

CORRAIGIDH, rugged hills.

Corroosely

CORR RUS CLAIDH, round hill of the rough pasture.

COR USCLAIGH.

Cottage Vale

Crane Island

OILEÁN CRÍONAIGH, Island of the withered trees or brambles.

Creenagh

CRÍONACH, withered wood, or land.

Creenagh Lough

LOCH A CRIONAIGH.

Crockagay

CNOC A GÉ, hill of the goose.

Crockalissa

CNOC A’ LEASA,( Collis munitionis), hill of the fort.

Cultifea Lough

Curraghclady  

CURRACH A ’CLADAIGH, the swamp of the shore

Curramore

CORR MÓR. great round hill: CORA also denotes “a weir”

Derrin

DOIRÍN a small Derry or oak wood.

Derrindrehid

DOIRE AN DROICHID, Oak wood of the Bridge.

Diffin

DUIBHTIN, black land.

Doogary Lough

DUBH CORA, Black weir.

Dromore

DROIM MÓR great ridge.

Drumadorn

DROIM A’ DOIRN ridge of the fist.

Drumard Lough

LOCH DROIM ARD, lake of the high ridge.

Drumbad

DROIM BÁD, boat ridge.

Drumbinnis

DROIM BINIS, Ridge on of the sweetness or melody.

Drumboher

DROIM  BÓTHAIR, ridge of the road,( dorsum viae.)

Drumconny

DROIM CONNAIDH,  ridge of the fire-wood.

Drumdarkan

DROIM DEARCHÁIN, ridge of the acorns.

Drumeen Lough

LOCH DROIM MÍN,  lake of the smooth ridge.

Drumerkeane

DROIM AR CIAN, long ridge.

Drumgilra

DROIM GIOLLA RAITH, Gilray’s ridge or long hill.

Drumgowla

DROIM GABHLA,  ridge of the fork.

Drumgownagh

DROIM GAMHNACH,  ridge of the strippers or milch cows.

Drumgrania

DROIM  GRAINE,  Gracey’s ridge.

Drumgunny

DROIM A ’GHUINE,  ridge of the wounding.

Drumhallagh

DROIM SALACH, dirty ridge, dorsum lutosum.

Drumharkan Glebe

DROIM DHEARCAIN, ridge of the acorns.

Drumhass

DROIM EASA, ridge of the waterfall.

Drumhirk

DROIM TOIRC, ridge of the hog or wild boar.

Drumkeilvy

DROIM CAOLMHAIGHE, ridge of the narrow plain.

Drumlaggagh

DROIM LAGACH,

DRUIM, a ridge or long hill, LAGACH, abounding in

hollows.

Drumloughan

DROIM LOCHÁIN, ridge of the pool or small lake.

Drummanbane

DROMAN BÁN,  white ridge.

Drummeen

DROIM MÍN, smooth ridge,

Drumna

DRUIMNE, ridge or long hills.

Drumroosk Lough

LOCH DROIM RUISC, lake of the Drumroosk.

Drumshanbo North

DROIM SEAN BHÓ, Back of the Cow.

Duck Island

OILEÁN NA LACHA, island of the ducks.

Dunavinally

DÚN NA FIONGHAILE, Dun or fort of the fratricide, or

murder of a kinsman.

Eark

Edenbaun

ÉADÁN BÁN white brow.

Edergole

EADAR GABHAL, between the fork, forked land.

Errew

AIREAMH, arable land.

Esker

EISCIR, ridge of sand hills.

Farnaght

FEARNACHT, a place of alders: FARNACHT, a naked hill.

Fearglass South

FÉAR GLÁS, green grass.

Foorchossagh

FUAR CHOSACH, cold-footed.

Fort Lough

LOCH NA LIOSA, lake of the fort.

Giants Grave

UAIGH NA BHFATHACH, grave of the giants

Gorteen

GOIRTÍN, a small garden.

Gorteenoran

GOIRTÍN UARÁIN, little field of the cold spring.

Gortinure

GORT AN IUBHAIR, Yew field.

Gortletteragh

GORT LEITREACH, field of the spewy hillside.

Gortnacamdarragh

GORT NA CAM-DARACH, Field of the Crooked oak.

Gortnalougher

GORT NA LUACHRA, field of the rushes.

Gortnalougher Lough

LOCH NA NÉAN, lake of the birds, lacus avium.

Gortnarah

GORT NA RATHA, field of the fort.

Gradoge

GREADÓG, scorched land.

Gubadorris

GOB A’DORAIS, beak or point of the door.

Gubroe

GOB RUA, Red beak or snout, or point of land.

Gubs

GOIB, beaks or points of land.

Halls

NA HOLLADHA, the Carns or penitential stations.

Keeldra

CEALDRACH, an old burial place.

Keildra Lough

LOCH A’ CHAOL DARA,

Killyfea

COILL A’ FIODH, wood of the large timber.

Killyvehy

COILL A ’BHEITHE, wood of the birch.

Kilmakenny

COILL MHIC CIONNAITH, MacKenny’s wood.

Lake Field

Lavareen

LEATH BHAIRGHÍN, half cake.

Lear

LADHAR, a fork.

Lecknagh

LEICNEACH, hill side.

LEGGANAMER

LUG AN AMAIR hollow of the trough.

Lisachappul

LIOS A CAPAILL fort of the horse.

Lisgillock

LIOS GIOLLOC, Gillog’s fort.

Lissagarvan

LIOS A’ GEARMHUIN, fort of the short shrubbery.

Little Lough, The

LOCH BEG, small lake.

Lough a Chuinein

Lough a Donogher

LOCH UÍ DUNCHUAIR, O’Donogher’s lake.

Lough a Guinney

LOCH A GANNIN Gennin’s lake.

Lough Cam

LOCH CAM, crooked lake.

Lough namAn

LOCH NA MBAN, Lake of the women.

Lough Sallagh

LOCH SALOCH, Saloch’s lake.  A man’s name.

Lurga

LORGA,  a shin, or long hill.

Lurga Bridge

DROICHEAD NA LORGAN.

Mahanagh

MEATHANACH, abounding in oak slits for sieves.

Maw Island

Miltron Glebe

MEALLTRAN, a hillock.

Mollycurragh

MÁLA CURRACH, brow of the moor.

Mount Ida

Muckanagh

MUICEANACH, a piggery.

Muldarragh Lough

LOC MULL NA DARRAIGH, lake of the hill of the oaks.

Mullaghbrack

MULLACH BREAC, speckled summit.

Mullynadrumman

MULLAIGH NA DROMAINE, summit of the ridge.

Owenduff

ABHAINN DHUBH, black river.

Parkatreenaun

PÁIRC A TRAONACH Corncrake’s field.

Pound Street

Racullen

RATH CUILIN, fort of the holly.

Rassaun

RASÁN, ( virgulta,) a shruberry.

Relagh

RATH LIATH, grey fort.

Rinn

RINN, a point of land.  (The same as Roe)

Rinn Lough

LOCH NA  RINNE, lake of the point.

Rinn River

RINN, a point of land.

Riverstown

Ross-beg

ROS BEAG, little point of land.

Ross-more

ROS MÓR, great point.

Rynn Castle

CAISLEÁN NA RINNE, Castle of the point.

Sheean Fort

Skeaghoges

SGEACOIGE NA CORA DUIBHE,

SCEACHOGA  NA CORA DUIBHE, The throne of Corduff.

Streamstown

Sunnaghbeg

SUNACH BEAG, little mound or rampart.

Sunnaghconner

SUNACH CONAIR, mound or rampart of the way or pass.

Sunnaghinnity Lough

LOCH SHUNACH GIONACHTAIGH, lake of Gannaghtys mound or rampart.

Sunnaghmore

SUNACH MÓR, great mound or rampart.

Tawnaghmore

TAMNACH MÓR, great field.

Tooma

TUAMA,  a tomb.

Tooman

TUAMÁIN, a mound or tumulus.

Trean

TRIAN, is a ternal division.  Carrow a quatriple one.

Tulcon

TUL CON, hill of the hounds.

Tullyoran

TULLAIGH ODHRAIN, Oran’s hill.

Willow Brook

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