Drumreilly Parish

O’Donovan’s Name Books

(Drumreilly) 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  Suilleabháin in 2008

Aghalough

ACHADH LOCHA, field of the lough or lake.

Aghawillin

ACHADH AN MHUILINN, field of the mill.

Aghoo

ACHADH, a field.

Annagh, Upper

EANACH, a marsh.

Arderry

ARD DOIRE, high Derry or oak wood.

Ardunsaghan

ARD UINSEANACH, hill of the ash.

Aughrim

EACH DROIM,  Hill of the horse

Ballinagleragh

BAILE NA G-CLÉIREACH, Town of the Clergy.

Black Lough

Boeeshil

BOTH ÍSEAL, Low house, booth or tent.

Carntullagh

CARN TULACH, hill of the carn or heap of stones.

Carrickmakeegan

CARRAIG MIC THADHGAIN, MacKeogan’s Rock.

Cleighran-beg

CLOCHRAN BEAG, stony place (little)

Cleighranmore

CLOCHRAN MÓR, great stony land.

Cloonboygher Lough

Coragh

CORTHACH, a moor.

Corduff

CORR DUBH, Black round hill.

Corglass

CORR GLAS, green round hill.

Corgloghan

CORR NA GCLOCHAN, round hill of the stone houses.

Cornacreeve

CORR NA CRAOIBHE, Round hill of the bush or branching.

Cornageeha

CORR NA GAOITHE, Round hill of the wind.

Cornaguillagh

CORR NA G-COILEACH, Round hill of the cocks.

Cornamucklagh North

CORR NA MUCLACH, Round hill of the piggeries.

Corrala

CORA FHLEADHA, weir of the chicken weed.

Corralahan

CORA LEATHAN, broad weir.

Corraleehan

CORA LIATHÁIN, Lehan’s weir.

Corramahan

CORR MEATHAN, middle hill.

MEATHAN, sometimes denotes slit oak, for sieve

Corrawaleen

CORR MHAILÍN, round hill of the little chief.

Cortober

CORR A TOBAIR, round hill of the well.

Crockeen

CROICÍN, a little hill.

Cuilmore

COILL MHÓR, great wood.

Cuiltia

COILLTE, woods

Cully

COILLEADH, a wood or woodland.

Curraghatawy

CURRACH A TSAMHAIDH, Currach of the sorrell.

Derradda

DOIRE FHADA, long Derry or oak wood.

Derreenageer

DOIRÍN NA G-CAOR, little Derry or oak wood of the berries.

Derrinivver

DOIRE AN IBHIR, oak wood of the ivory.

Derrinwillin

DOIRE AN MHUILINN, Derry or oak wood of the mill.

Derrygoan

DOIRE GUAN, Guan’s oak-wood.

Derrynahona

DOIRE NA HABHNA, oak wood of the river.

Doochorran

DUBH-CORRAN, Black winding hill or hook.

Drumahira

DROIM, a ridge (ahira not understood)

Drumbrick

DROIM BRIC, Ridge of the speckled man or trout.

Drumconlevan

DROIM COINLEABHAIN, Quinlivan’s ridge or long hill.

Drumcoura

DROIM CABHRACH, ridge of the help.

Drumcullion

DROIM CUILINN, hollymount, ridge of the holly.

Drumderg

DROIM DEARG, Red ridge.

Drumdiffer

DROIM DUIBHTIRE, Ridge of the black district.

Druminalass

DROIMÍN NA LEASA, Ridge of the fort.

Drumlea

DROIM LIATH, grey ridge.

Drumlonan Lough

DROIM LONAÍN, Lonan’s Ridge.

Drumnafinnila

DROIM NA FIONGHAILE,  Ridge of the murder.

Drumreilly

DROIM RAIGHILLIGH, Reilly’s ridge.

Drumristin

DROIM REISTIN, little Richard’s ridge.

Eden

EÁDAN, a brow, frons.

Fahy

FAICHE, a green-plain, or level spot.

Garadice

GARA DEAS, garden of the ears of corn, or handsome garden.

Garadice Lough

LOCH FIONNMHAIGE, lake of the fair plain.

Glennan Beg

GLEANNÁN, diminutive of GLEANN, a valley.

Gortachoosh

GORT A CHUAIS, Field of the cave.

Greaghnafarna

GREACH NA FEARNA, field of the alders.

Greaghnaloughry

GREACH NA LUACHRA, Field of the rushes.

Gubs

GUIB, points, beaks.

Inishmagrath Island

Keelrin

CAOL RINN, narrow Rin or point.

Keenheen

CAOINTHIN, fine surfaced hill.

Kilgarriff

COILL GHARBH.  The rough wood.

Killameen

COILL MÍN, smooth wood.

Killaphort

COILL A PHOIRT, wood of the bank.

Killyran Lough

Kilmore

COILL MHÓR.  Big wood.

Kilnacreevy

COILL NA CRAOIBHE, wood of the branching tree.

Kinkinbeg Lough

Kinkin Lough

Knocks

NA CNOIC, the hills.

Largandill

LEARGAN DALL, the blind man’s hill side.

Leckan

LEACAIN, hill side.

Lisgruddy

LIOS GRODHAIGH, Grody’s fort.

Lislahy

LIOS LATHAIGE, fort of the slough.

Lough Awaddy

LOCH A MHADAIDH, lake of the dog.

Lower Annagh

Mullaghboy

MULLACH BUÍ yellow summit.

Mullaghmore

MULLACH MÓR, great summit.

Slievenakilla

SLIABH NA CILLE, Mountain of the Church.

Sradrinagh

SRATH DRAIGHNEACH, holm of the slow bushes.

Sradrinan

SRATH DRAIGHNEÁN, holm of the Black thorns.

Sraloaghan

SRATH LUACHAIN. Loaghan’s Strath.

Sranadarragh

SRATH NA DARACH, holm of the oaks (but not holm-oak)

Sranagarvanagh

SRATH NA NGARBHANACH, holm of the rough men.

Stroke

Meaning not understood.

Toome

TUAIM, a mound or tumulus.

Tullynahaia

TULAIGH NA H-ATHA, hill of the kiln.

Tullynapurtlin

TULAIGH NA PURTLINE, hill of the bank of the pond.

Tullyveacan

TULAIGH BHEACAN, Beakan’s hill.

Urball

EIREABALL  signifies a tail of land, i.e. a long narrow stripe.

Urbal Barr of,

BARR AN EIREABAILL, Top of the tail or stripe.

White Rock

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