Inishmagrath Parish

O’Donovan’s Name Books

(Inishmagrath) 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

Acres

ACRAÍ, acres

Alteen

AILTÍN, a small cliff or precipice.

Altyquin

ÁLT TIGH CHUIN, height of the houses of Conn.

Annaghgerre

EANACH DOIRE, Marsh of the oak wood.

Ardlogher

ARD LUACHAIR, hill of the rushes.

Arigna River

AIRGNE, meaning uncertain.  It sometimes signifies "plundering".

DROICHEADH NA H-AIRIGNIGH, meaning Bridge of the Arigna.

Aughamore

ACHADH MÓR, great field.

Aughrim

EACH DROIM, horse hill.

Baraghmore

BEARACH MÓR, Great bare land; shorn land.

Bargowla

BARR GABHLA, top of the fork.

Black rock

Boleybawn

BUAILE BÁN, White Booley, or dairy place.

Boleymaguire

BUAILE MHIC GUIDHIR, MacGuire’s Dairy Place.

Braudphark

BRAID PHÁIRC, park of the gorge.

Bundiveen

BUN DÍOMHAOIN, useless or idle bottom.

Camalt

CAM ALT, crooked hill.

Canbeg

Carrulawr

CEATHRÚ LÁR, middle quarter.

Cartronbeg

CARTUN, a Cartron.

Cartronbeg Abbey

TEAMPALL NA G-CAILLEACHA DUBHA, Church of the black nuns.

Cavan

CABHÁN, a dry round hill.

Cloonmoone Upper

CLUAIN MEÁN, middle lawn.

Cloonnamurgal

CLUNA MURCAILL, Murgall’s lawn or meadow.

Cloonneen

CLUAINÍN, a small lawn or meadow.

Collagrane

CUL LE GRÉIN, Back of the sun.

Corcormick

CORR CHORMAIC, Cormac’s round hill.

Corderry

CORR DOIRE, round hill of the Derry or oak-wood.

Corduff

CORR DUBH, black round hill.

Corglass

CORR GLAS, green round hill.

Corlaghthumalty

CORR LOCH TOMALTAIGH, Tomaltach’s hill of the Lough.

Corloughcahill

CORR LOCH CHATHAIL, hill of Cathal’s lake.

Cornacloy

CORR NA CLOICHE, Round hill of the stone.

Corralustia

CORA LOISTE, round hill of the losset or kneading trough.

Corraweehil Glebe

CORR A MHAOITHILE, Round hill of the soft land.

Corry

CURRAIGH, A moor

Corry Island

OILEÁN A CURRAIG

Curchuill Upper

COR CHOILL, round hill of the hazel.

Curraghs North

CURRACHA, moors or marshes.

Derreens

DOIRÍN, a small Derry or oak wood.

Derrindangin

DOIRE AN DAINGEAN, oak-wood of the fastness.

Derrinnurn

DOIRE AN UIRN, oak wood of the slaughter.

Derrintawy Glebe

DOIRE AN TSAMHAIDH, oak-wood of the sorrel.

Derrinvoher

DOIRE AN BHÓTHAIR, oak wood of the road.

Derrinvoney Upper

DOIRE AN MHUINE, oak wood of the brake.

Derrinweer

DOIRE AN MHAOIR, oak wook of the steward.

Derrinwillen Glebe

DOIRE AN MHUILINN.  oak wood of the mill.

Derrybofin

DOIRE BÓ FINE. oak wood of the white cow.

Derrycullinan

DOIRE UI CHUILLEANAIN, O’Cullenan’s oak wood.

Derrylusta

DOIRE LOISTE, oak-wood, of the kneading trough.

Derrynahinch

DOIRE NA H-INSE, oak-wood of the island.

Derrynalurgan

DOIRE NA LORGAN, oak-wood of the shins or long hills.

Derryvalanagher Glebe

DOIRE MHIC LEANAGHAIR, wood of MacLanagher.

Difficur River

DUIFEACHAIR, Black river.

Doolargy Glebe

DUBH LORGAN. black shin or long

DUBH LARGAN sometimes DUBH LEARGAIDH.

Drumahair Barony

BARÚNTACHT DROMA DÁ ETIAR. 

BARÚNTACHT DROMA ATHA SIAR.

Drumbrahade

DROM BRAITHEUD, Ridge of the straw ropes.

Drumkeerin

DROIM CAORTHAINN, Ridge of the rowan trees.

Drummanacappul

DROIM AN CHAPAILL, ridge of the horse.

Drummanafaughnan

DROMANNA FACHNAN, Fachtnan’s ridges.

Drummanasooan

DROMANNA SUMHAN, ridges of the young pigs.

Drummonnagarvagh

DROMANNA GARBH, rough ridges.

Drummons Upper

DROMANNA, Ridges or long hills.

Drumrevy

DROIM RIABHACH, Grey ridge.

Falty

FÁLTA, hedges.

Fingreagh Upper

FIONN GHREACH, White greach or mountain plain.

Geaglom

GÉAG LOM, bare branch or arm.

Glackaunadarragh

GLACÁN NA DARACH, Hollow of the oak.

Glassalt

GLAS ALT, green hill or cliff.

Glossdrumon-more

GLAS DROIMÍN MÓR.  Great green ridge.

Gob

GOB, a beak, or point.

Gortnasellagh West

GORT NA SAILEACH, Field of the Sallows.

Gowlawnriveagh

GABHLÁN RIABHACH, Grey little fork.

Greaghnadarragh

GRÉACH NA DARRACH, mountain plain of the oak.

Greaghnafarna

GRÉACH NA FEARNA, Mountain plain of the alder.

Greaghnaslieve

GRÉACH NA SLIABH.  plain of the mountains.

Greyfield

MULLACH RIABHACH, Grey summit.

LIOS DRUM CULLAIG RIABHACH.

Grouse Lodge

a gentlemans seat

Gurtacorka

GORT A  CHOIRCE, Field of the oats.

Inismagrath (Parish of)

IONAS MAC RATHA.

Killadiskert

COILL A DÍSIRT, wood of the desert.

Killmore

COILL MHÓR, the great wood.

Kilnagarns Upper

COILL NA G-GARNA.  wood of the carns. Giant’s grave.

Kiltyfeenghty Glebe

COILLTE FINEACHTAIGH, Finaghty’s woods.

Knockacosan

CNOC A CHUASÁN, hill of the cavern.

Knockateean

CNOC A T-SIDHEÁN, hill of the fairy fort.

Knocknacosk

CNOC A COSCA, hill of the checking or restraining.

Larga

LEARGAIDH, hill-side

Lavagh

LEAMHACH, elm-wood.

Lecarrow alias Strandhill

LEATH CHEATHRÚ, i.e. half quarter.

Leckaun

LEACÁN, a hill side.

Legmore

LUG MÓR, Great hollow.

Letter

LEITIR, a spewy hillside.

Lisacoghill

LIOS A CHOCHAILL, fort of the net or Cucullus.

Lisadlooey

LIOS A DLUIGH, fort of the blaze.

Liscuillew Upper

LIOS CHOILLE, fort of the wood.

Lisdrumgran

LIOS DROIM G-CRANN, fort of the ridge of the trees.

Lisfultaughan

LIOS FUILTEACHÁIN, Foltaghan’s fort.

Lisnanaw

LIOS NA N-ÁTHA, fort of the fords.

Lisnanorrus

LIOS NA NDORAS, fort of the doors.

Lough Allen

LOCH AILFHIN, Allin’s Lough.

AILLFHION.

Lugmeen

LUG MÍN, smooth hollow.

Lugmeltan

LUG MIOLTÁIN, Meltan’s hollow.

Lugmore

LUG MÓR, great hollow.

Mahannagh

MEATHANACH, abounding in split oaks.

Modoragh

MÁGH DORCHA, Dark plain.

Moneenatieve

MÓINÍN A TUÍ , little bog of the straw

Moneenrave

MÓINÍN RUIBHE.  little bog of the sulphur.

Mullaghbawn

MULLACH BÁN. white summit.

Mullaghcastle

MULLACH CAISIL summit or hill top of the Cashel or

stone fort.

Mullaghfada

MULLACH FADA, long summit.

Mullaghgarrow

MULLACH GARBH. Lough summit.

North Glackon

GLACÁN, a small hollow.

Owen Gar River

ABHAINN GHEARR, short river

Ross

ROS, a point.      

Rossbeg Glebe

ROS BEAG, Little point.

Rossmore

ROS MÓR, great point

Selton

SAILTEAN, land of Sallow.

Seltonnaseggart or Corry Mountain

SAILTEAN A T-SAGAIRT, Sallow-land of the priest.

Seltonnaskeagh

SAILTEAN NA SGEACH, sallow land of the briers: briers and sallows mixed.

Shass

SEAS, a bench, or bank.

Sheena

SIDHNE. fairy hills.

Shivdela

SIBHDEALACH, abounding in rushes or bulrushes.

Stangaun alias Aughnalealough

STANGÁN. little Stang (Stadium) of land.

Tawnycorragh

TAMHNAIGH CHORRACH, rugged field.

Tawnycorragh

TAMHNAIGH CHORRACH, rugged field.

Tents

TINTE, fires.

Thill

Thinny-beg

TEINE BEAG, little field.

Tonlegee

TÓIN LE GAOITH, hill to the wind.

Tullaghans

TULAGHANA , hillocks.

Tullintowell

TULLA AN TOMHUIL, hill of the feasting.

Tullyclevaun

TULAIGH CHLIABÁIN, hill of the basket.

Tullycorka

TULAIGH CHOIRCE, hill of the oats.

Tullyloughan

TULAIGH  LOCHÁIN, hill of the small lake.

Tullymorrey

TULAIGH MHUIREADHAIGH, Murray’s hill.

Tullynamacdhu

TULAIGH NA MUC DUBH, hill of the black pig.

Tullynamacdhu

Tullynarooog

TULAIGH NA RUAG, hill of the defeats.

Tullyveame

TULAIGH BHÉIME, hill of the blow.

Turpann

TORPÁN, a hillock.

Ummera

IOMAIRE, a ridge.

Unshinagh

UINSEANNACH, abounding in ash trees.

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