Fenagh Parish

O’Donovan’s Name Books

(Fenagh) 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 Ó Suilleabhain in 2008

Annaghderrig

EANACHA DEARG, red marshes.

Ardagh

ARD ACHADH, High field

Aroddy

ÁTH RODAIGHE, Rody’s fort.

Aughabonail

ACHADH BOTHA NEILL, Field of Niall’s hut. 

Aughacashel River

ATH A’ CHAISIL, ford of the Casher or stone fort.

Aughavadin

ACHADH MHADÁIN, Madden’s field.

Aughnaslawn River

ÁTH NA SLÁN, ford of the sound or healed people.

Ballycalleen

BAILE CHAILLIN, St. Caillin’s town.

Baranagh River

Boneill

BOTH NEILL, Niall’s hut, domus Nigelli.

Brana

BRANRA, a gibbet.

Carn Point

Castlefore

CAISLEÁN COILLTE FÓMHAIR, Castle of the wood of the harvest.

Cloodrumman Beg

CLUADROMAIN, famous ridge.

Cloodrumman More

Coldrummon

CALL DROMAIN, hazel mount: ridge of the hazel.

Cologe

CULÓG, a small corner or angle.

Coolkill

CÚL-CHILL, Back-church.

Corlough

CORR LOCHA, round hill of the lake.

Cornabrone

CORR NA BRON, round hill of the hand mill.

Cornafostra

CORR NA FAISTRE, round hill of the cheese (local)

Cornagon

CORR NA G-CON, round hill of the hounds.

Cornavad

CORR NA bhFEAD, round hill of the whistling

Corrabeagh

CORR A BHEITHEACH, round hill of the birch.

Corrachoosaun

CORR A CHUASÁIN, round hill of the cave.

Corragoly

CORR A GULAIDH, round hill of the charcoal.

Corraphort

CORR A PHOIRT, round hill of the bank.

Costrea

COIS TRÉITH, wearied foot, worn out land or

COIS A TARAE, along the mill-race?

Cuillagh

COILLEACH, arboreus, woody, sylvestris.

Currabarrack

COR A BHEARRAIC, Bearraoic, round hill (Bearraic, a man’s name).

Derreen

DOIRÍN, little Derry or oak-wood

Derrinkip

DOIRE AN CHIP, oak wood of the trunk or stock.

Derrymacoffin

DOIRE MAC AITBHIN, MacCoffin’s oak wood.

Dooloughan Lough

DUBH-LOCHAN, Black pool.

Drumany Beirne

DROIM ANAIDH,  Annadh’s ridge.

Drumany Tenants

Drumcarra

DROIM CARTHA, Ridge of the standing stone or rock.

Drumcattin

DROIM CHATAIN, Cattan’s ridge or long hill.

Drumcollip

DROIM COLPA, ridge of the Collop.

Drumeannanbeg

Drumeannanmore

DROIM EUNAIN MÓR, Enan’s ridge.

Drumharkin

DROIM HEARCAIN,  Harkan’s ridge.

Drumkirwan

DROIM CIORDHUMHÁIN, Kirwan’s ridge or long hill.

Drumlaheen

DROIM LEATH-CHAOIN, ridge of the beautiful half.

Drumlitten Besborough

DROIM LIOTAIN, Litton’s ridge.

Drumlitten King

Drumroosk North

DROIM RUSCAIDH, ridge of the marsh or moor.

Drumroosk South

Fenagh

FÍONACH, woody land.

Fenaghbeg

FÍONACH  BEAG

Fenagh Commons

Fenagh Lough

LOCH SALOG, Saloch’s lake.

Foxfield

CNOCAN A MHADAIDH RUA, hillock of the Fox.

Funshinagh Lough

FUINSEANACH, land of ash trees.

Garradice

GARBH-LIOS or Rough-fort (is the original name).

Glasdrumman

GLÁS DROMAIN, Green ridge.

Glebe

Greagh

GREACH, a mountain plain.

Gubroe

GOB RUADH, red snout or point.

Gurteenamuck

GOIRTÍN NA MUC, field of the pigs.

Island Gurrue

OILEÁN GARBH, rough island

Island Mean

OILEÁN MÍN, smooth island.

Killmacksherwell

COILL MAC SEARBAILL, MacShewrells wood.

Kiltyfanning

COILLTE FIONÁIN,  Finan’s woods.

Knockmullin

CNOC A MHUILLIN, mill-hill, hill of the mill.

Knockroosk

CNOC RUSCAIDH, hill of the marsh.

Laragh

LATHRACH, the site of a house.

Leamanish

LÉIM AN OIS, the fawn’s leap.

Lough Moodriken

LOCH MUDRAICÍN, from a man’s name.

Lough More

Lough Reane

LOCH REIN, old MS., Rian’s lough.

Lough Scordaun

LOCH SCARDÁIN, lake of the small cataract.

Moreoge Lough

Mough

MÁGH, a plain.

Muckross

MUC ROS, point of the pigs.

Mullaghnabreaghaun

MULLACH NA BPRÉACHÁN, hill of the crows.

Mullaghnameela

MULLACH NA MAOILE, hill-top of the hornless cow.

Nacoriga Lough

LOCH NA CARRAIGE, lake of the Rock.

Rod Island

Rowan Lough

Rowan, a man’s name; also a tree called in Irish CAORTHANN.

St. Patrick’s Well

Sruhawn

SRUTHÁN AN IONLAID, streamlet of the washing.

Termon of Fenagh

TEARMANN,  a termon or sanctuary.

Tubbereverawn

TOBAR EIMHEARAIN, Everan’s well.

Tully

TULAIGH, a hill.

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