Killasnet Parish

O’Donovan’s Name Books

(Killasnet) 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 Suilleabháin 2008

Aghamore

ACHADH MÓR, Great field.

Alt, The

AN T-ALT, the cliff

Amorset

ÁTH MÓR SET, Ford of the great path.

Ballyglass

BAILE GLÁS, Green town.

Barony of Rosclogher

LEATH BHARÚNTACHT ROS CLOCHAIR.

This Barony took its name from a point of Land which runs into a lake.

Barracashlaun

BARR A CHAISLEÁIN, Top of the Castle.

Barrack Park

Bonet River

ABHAINN BHUANAID, Ever-flowing river.

Brackarybeg

BREACAIRE BEAG.  speckled land.  (little).

Brackarymore

BREACAIRE MÓR, speckled land  (Big).

Buckard’s Bridge

Camp Hill

Carrickanarne

CARRAIG AN FHEARNA, Rock of the alder.

This Rock was famous for Sloes.

Carrickdown

CARRAIG BHAN.  rupes alba, white rock.

Carrickeeny

CARRAIG AONAIGH.  Rock of the fair.

Cartronatemple

CARTUN A TEAMPAILL, Carton of the church.

Castle Car

CAISLEÁN A CHARTHA, Castle of the Rock.

Castletown

BAILE AN CHAISLEÁIN,  Town of the castle.

Cloghmeen

CLOCH MHÍN, smooth stone.

Clooneen

CLUAINÍN, a small lawn or meadow.

Corglass

CORR GLAS, Green round hill.

Cornagillagh

CORR NA G-COILLEACH, Round Hill of the cocks.

CornanEane

CORR NA N-EÁN, round hill of the birds.

Crockaveela

CNOC A MHILE, The mile hill.

Cullionboy

CUILEANN BUÍ, yellow holly.

Curraghfore

CURRACH FUAR, cold moor.

Deer Park

Diffreen

DUBHTHRIAN, Black third.

Dooey

DUMHAIDH, a mound.

Doonbarnagh

DÚN BHEARNACH, gapped fort.

Dromore

ROIM MÓR Great Ridge.

Drumdillure

DROIM DUILEABHAR, ridge of the foliage.

Drummahan

DROIM MEATHÁN,  ridge of the oak slits.

Drummans

NA DROMANA  the ridge or long hills.

Drumnacross

DROIM NA CROISE, ridge of the cross.

Farmore

FEAR MÓR, great man

Faughary

FACHAIRE, a shelving side of a hill.

Faulahurra

FACHAIRE, a shelving side of a hill.

Fenagh

FÍONACH or FIODHNACH, woody.

Five Pound Land

Formoyle

FORMAOIL, round hill.

Glasdrumman

GLAS DROIMIN, green ridge.

Glebe

Glenade Lough

LOCH GHLEANN ÉADA, lake of the glen of jealousy.

Glencar

GLEANN A’ CHAIRTHE, Valley of the Rock.

Glencar Lake

LOCH GHLEANN A CHAIRTHE, Lake of the valley of the Rock.

GLENCAR LAKE ISLAND

OILEÁN LOCH GHLEANN A CHAIRTHE, lake of the glen of the Rock.

Gorteenaguinnell

GOIRTÍN NA G-COINNLE, Little field of the candles.

Gortinar

GORT AN ÁIR, field of the slaughter.

Gortnagarn

GORT NA GCARN. Field of the carns or heaps.

Gortnagrogerny

GORT NA GRAGARNAIGH, Field of the crackling.

Gubinea

GOB AN FHIA, point of the deer.

Killasnet, Parish of

CILL EASNAT, or Cill OSNATA, Osnata’s church.

Killymeehin

CILL UÍ MHÍOCHÁIN, O’Meehin’s Church.

Kilroosk

CILL RUISC, church of the marsh.

Knockachappul

CNOC A CHAPAILL, hill of the horse.

Knocknaclassagh

CNOC NA CLASACH, hill of the furrow.

Largandoon

LEARG AN DÚIN, hill side of the fort.

Largantemple

LEARG AN TEAMPAILL, Hillside of the church.

Largy

BAILE NA LEARGA, town of the hillside.

Launtaggart

LÉANA AN T-SAGAIRT, the priest’s meadow.

Leckanarainey

LEACA NA RAITHNÍ, hill side of the ferns.

Lisnabrack

LIOS NA MBREAC, fort of the trouts.

Lough Aganny

LOCH A GHAINIMH, sandy lake.

Lough Agaw

LOCH A  GÁIBH, lake of the danger.

Lough Agugh

LOCH A GHUTHA.

See preceding.

Lough Aneane

LOCH AN ÉIN, Lake of the bird.

Lough Nabrack

LOCH NA MBREAC, lake of the trouts.

Lough Nahoo

LOCH NA HUAMHA, Lake of the cave.

Lugnafaughery

LOG NA FACHAIRE, hollow of the shelving hill.

Lurganboy

LORGÁN BHUÍ, yellow shin or long hill.

Manorhamilton

BAILE HAMALTAN.

Meenaphuill

MÍN A PHOILL, small field of the hole.

Milltown

BAILE AN MHUILINN, town of the mill.

Milltown Bridge

DROICHEAD BHAILE AN MHUILINN.

Mountain Third

Mulkaun

MULCÁN, a little summit.

Mullanyduffy

MULLAN Ó DUBHTHAIGH, O’Duffy’s hill.

Mullies

MULLAIGH, hills or summits.

New Bridge

Nure

AN IÚR, the yew.

Old Barrack Yard

Owen More River

ABHAINN MHÓR, great river.

Paddock, The

Peyton’s Island

Pollachorry

POLL A CHOIRE, hole of the cauldron.

Pound Hill

Raheenduff

RÁTHÍN DUBH, black little fort.

Ram Park

Rassaun

ROSAN, a copse.

Rassaun East

ROSÁN, a copse, a shrubbery.

Rassaun West

Rocktown

BAILE NA CARRAIGE, town of the Rock.

Rock Wood

Saddle Hill

CNOC NA DIALLAITE, hill of the saddle.

Scregnahaltora

SCREIG NA H-ALTÓRA, Book of the alter.

Shancurragh, Bar of

BARR A T-SEAN CURRAIGH

Shancurragh, Bar of

SEAN CURRACH, old moor.

Shancurragh, Bun of

SEAN CURRACH, old moor.

Shanvaus

SEAN MHÁS,  old thigh, or flat hill.

Shanvaus River

ABHAINN A TSEANMHÁIS, river of the old hill.

Sheela More’s Bridge

DROICHEAD SHÍLE MÓIRE.

So called after a woman of that name who lived at it.

Shranea

SRATH AN FHIA, holm of the deer.

Skreeny

SCRÍN, a shrine.

Sracleighreen

SRATH CLOITHRIN, holm of the stones.

Sracreeghan

SRATH CHRIADACHAN, holm of the brake.

Tawnamachugh

TAMHNACH MHIC AODHA, MacHugh’s field.

Tawnymoyle

TAMHNACH MAOL, or GORT NA LONGFOIRT, field of the bald cows, or field of the encampment.

Tomrud

TUAIM ROIDE, mound of the mire.

Treanakillew

TRIAN NA COILLE, Third of the wood.

Truskmore

TRUISC MÓR, great Cod!!  from its shape.

Tully

TULAIGH, a hill.

Tullynasharragh

TULAIGH NA SEARRACH, hill of the foals.

Twigs Park

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