Kiltoghert Parish

O’Donovan’s Name Books

(Kiltoghert) Parish

Compiled by John O’Donovan in 1835.  Re-arranged and re-typed by

FAS Project in Leitrim Genealogy Centre, Ballinamore in 1994.

Leagain Ghaeilge leasaithe ag Seán Ó Suilleabháin in 2008.

Abbey Ruins

Acres

ACRAÍ

Adereen

ÁTH DRAIOIGHIN, ford of the black thorns.

Aghagrania

ACHADH GHRÁINNE, Grania’s or Gracy’s field.

Aghakilconnell

ACHADH COILLE CHONAILL, field of Connell’s wood.

Aghameeny

ACHADH MAOINE. Field of the wealth.

Aghancarra

ACHADH AN CHARTHA, field of the rock.

Aghnagollop

ACHADH NA GCOLPA, Field of the collops.

Annaghasna

EANACH EASNA  Marsh of the ribs.

Annaghbradican

EANACH BRADACÁIN, Bradagan’s marsh.

Annaghearly

EANACH IARLA, The Earl’s marsh.

Annagherly Lough

Annaghkeenty

EANACH CAOINTE, marsh of the Lamentation.

Annaghnamaddoo

EANACH NA MADADH, Marsh or morass of the dogs.

Annaghselherny

EANACH SAILCHEARNACH, Morase of the Sallow.

 AIG

Ardcolum

ARD CAILM, Local Irish appellation.  F. Moran.  Columb’s hill or height.

Ardlougher

ARD LUACHRA, hill of the rushes.

Arigna river

AIRIGHIDH, the plundering river.

Attifinlay

ÁIT TÍ FIONNALAIGH,   Place or site of Finlay’s house

Attirory

ÁIT TÍ RUAIRÍ, place of the house of Rory, or Roderio.

ÁIT TÍ RUAIRÍ UÍ BHEIRN, The site of the house of Rory Beirn.

Aughakilconnel Lough

Aughriman North

EACH- DHROIMÍN, Ridge of the horses.

Aughrimen South

Ballagort

BÉAL ÁTHA GOIRT, Mouth of the ford of the field.

Ballatrally Bridge

BÉAL ÁTH TREILTHIGHE, mouth of the ford of the lumber.

Ballinwing

BAILE NA MOINGE, now commonly BAILE AN MHOING,

Town of the sedge, hair,or mane.

Ballnacligh

BAILE NA CLOICHE, Town of the stone.

Ballynamoney

BAILE NA MÓNA, town of the bog.

Ballytra Bridge

BÉAL A TSNAMHA, ford of the swimming.

Barnameenagh

BARR NA MIANACH, top of the mines.

Barnameenagh West

BARR, top, MAOINE, wealth.

Battle Bridge

BÉAL ÁTHA CATHA, mouth of the ford of the battle.

Bellanaboy

BÉAL AN ÁTHA BHUÍ, mouth of the yellow ford.

Black Lough

Blackrock

Boleyard

BUAILE ARD, high boley or Dairy place.

Boyle River

An BUILL.  the beautiful river.

Caldragh

CEALDRACH, an old burial place.

CALDRACH, where hazel grows.

Caldragh Fort

Carrickaveril

CARRAIG ÚRAOIL, local pronunciation.

Uricll’s Rock.

Carrickaveril Br.

Carrickbaun

CARRAIG BHÁN, white rocks.

Carrickevy

CARRAIG EIMHIDH, Evy’s Rock

Carrickheny Lough

Carricknabrack

CARRAIG NA MBREAC, rock of the troute, so called form fishermen.

Carrick on Shannon

Originally called Carrickdrumroosk i.e. the rock of Drumroosk.

Carrick on Shannon Br.

Carrickslavin

CARRAIG  SLEAMHAN, rock of the elms.

Carrickslavin L.

Cartown

CARTHA, a large stone.

Castlecarra

O’Roukre has a Castle called CAISLEÁN AN CHAIRTHE, i.e. Castle of the Rock, which Anglicised would be Castlecarra.

Church Park

Church Ruins

Clogher

CLOCHAR, a stony place.

Cloonfeacle

CLUAIN FIACAILE, lawn of the tooth.

Cloonmulligan

CLUAIN MHAOLAGÁIN, Mulligan’s lawn or meadow.

Cloonsheban

CLUAIN SÍ BÁN, lawn of the white fairy.

Cloonsheerevagh

CLUAIN SÍ RIABHACH, lawn of the grey hill.

Coolatooma

CÚL A TUMA, back of the grave or tumulus.

Coraughrim

CORR EACH DROIM, Round hill fo the horse ridge.  Fergal Moran.

Corbally

CORR- BHAILE, odd-town.

Corhawnagh

CORR THAMHNACH, round hill of the field or misk.

Corlona

CORR LOGHNA, Loghna’s Cor, or round hill.

Corlough

CORR LOCHA, Round hill of the lake.

Corloughlin

CORR  LOCHLAIN, Loughlin’s Round hill

Cormeeltan

CORR MÍOLTÁN. round hill of the midges.

Cormongan

CORR MONGAIN, Mongan’s round hill.

Cornacorroo

CORR NA CORA. cor of the Weir, round hill of the weir.

Cornacranaghy

CORR NA CRANCAIDH. round hill of the trees.

Cornamucklagh

CORR NA MULLAGH, round hill of the piggeries.

Cornamuddagh

CORR NA MBODACH, Round hill of the clowns.

Cornaroy

CORR NA RUAIDE.  Round hill of the reddish cow.

Cornashamsoge

CORR NA SEAMSÓG (seamsóg is a corrupt local word for Shamrog) round hill of the shamrocks.

Cornaslieve

CORR NA SLIABH. round hill of the mountains.

Cornecranehy Lough

Corrachuill

CORR A CHOILL. round hill of the hazel.

Correen

COIRRÍN. dimut. of Cor. a round hill or a pit.

Correen Cullen

Correen Kane

Corryard

CORA ARD, high weir.

Corryolus

CORR UÍ EOLAIS, Eolas’s weir.

Costeragh Lough

COIS TREITH

Creenagh

CRÍONACH, withered trees, grass or shrubs.

Crey

CRÉ, Clay on earth.

Crossycarwill

CROIS UÍ CHEARBHAILL. O’Carroll’s Cross

Deffier

DUIBH-FÉAR. blackish grass.

Derrintober

DOIRE AN TOBAIR.  Derry of the spring, oak wood and the

spring well.

Derrintonny

DOIRE AN TAMHNAÍ. oak wood of the rampart or fosse.

Derryhallagh

DOIRE SHALACH.  Dirty Derry or oak wood.

Derryhollagh Lough

Derrynahoo Lake

DOIRE NA HUAIMHE, Oak wood of the cave or cavern.

Derrynaseer

DOIRE NA SAOR, oak wood of the carpenter.

Derryteigeroe

DOIRE TAIDHG RUAIDH, Teige Roe’s Derry, or oak wood.

Dooloughan Lough

DUBH-LOCHÁN, black lake.

 Doonbreen

DÚN UÍ BHRIAIN, O’Beirne’s fort.

Dorrusawillin

DORAS A MHUILINN.  door of the mill.

Doyle’s Islands

Dristernaun

DRISTARNAN, a place full of brambles.

Dromore

DROIM MÓR, Great ridge.

Drumbiggor

DROIM BEAG-FHÉIR, there is a precident

Drumcoora

DROIM CUMHRA, Four Masters, sweet ridge.

Sweet or fragrant ridge so called from the many sweetly smelling herbs it produces.  Fergal Moran.

Drumcroman

DROIM CHROMÁIN, Croman’s ridge.

Drumderg

DROIM DEIRG, Red man’s hill.

Drumduff

DROIM DAMH, ridge of the oxen

Drumduff

DROIM DUBH, Black Ridge

Drumgeaglem

DROIM GÉAG LOM, ridge of the bare trees or branches.

Drumgorman

DROIM GHORMHAIN, Gorman’s ridge.

Drumgorman L.

Drumgowla

DROIM GAIBHLE, forked ridge.

Drumgownagh

DROIM GAMHNACH, ridge of the calves.

Drumhalwy

DROIM SHEALBHAIGH, Shallow’s ridge.

Drumhanver

DROIM SAMHAIR, Sanvers ridge.

Drumhearny Lodge

DROIM THIARNA, Ridge of the lord.

Drumheckill

DROIM SHEAGAIL, ridge of the rye.

Drumherriff

DROIM THAIRBH, ridge of the Bull.

Drumhierny

DROIM UÍ THIARNAIGH, Tiernagh’s ridge.

Drumkeelanbeg

Drumkeelan Lough

Drumkeelanmore

DROIM CAOLAIN, Keelan’s ridge

Drumkeeran

DROIM CAORTHAINN, Ridge of the Rowans.

Drumleague

DROIM LIAG, Dorsum lapidum, ridge of the stones.

Drumliffan Glebe

DROIM LUIBHEANNA, ridge of the fair herbs.

Drumlumman

DROIM  LOMÁIN, Lomond’s ridge.

Drummagh

DROMACH, ridged, having ridges, or banks or long hill.

Drummaunroe

DROMAN RUA, Red ridge.

Drumnadober

DROIM NA DTOBAR, hill of the springs, or wells.

Drumshanbo

DROIM SEAN BHÓ, back of the old Cow, so understood

DROIM SEAN BOITH, ridge of the old shed, tent or tabernsole.

Drumshanbo

Effrenagh Lough

AIFREANNACH.

Effrinagh

AIFREANNACH, where masses were celebrated.

Fahymore

FAICHE  MHÓR, great green or plain for exercise.

Farnagh

FEARNOCH, a place abounding in alders, as does this at the present day.

Fawn

FÁN, a slope or declivity.

Finisklin

FIONASLEAIN, a strong stream of water.

The Gullows hill

Garvlough

GARBH- LOCH, Rough lake.

Glebe house

Glen Bridge

Gort

GORT, a garden, or cultivated field.

Gowel

GABHAL, Fork.

Grange

Gray’s Fort

Greagh

GREACH, a mountain flat or plain.

Greagh Bridge

Greaghfarnagh

GREACH FEARNACH, Greagh, or mountain plain of the alder.

Greaghnaguillaun

GREACH NA GCUILINN, Greagh (mountain plain) of the family of O’Cullain.

Grose’s Island

Grove

Gubarusheen

GOB A ROISÍN, point of the little wood.

Gubcormongan

GOB CHORMACAIN, Cormacan’s Beak or point.

Hartley

Hartley

Hartley Fort

Holly Park

Inishmucker Island

INSE MUCAR, island of the piggerys

Inishnagon Island

INIS NA G-CON, island of the hounds.

Iskamillish well

UISCE MILIS, or sweet water.

Jamestown

James Town

Keenaghan

CAONACHAN, Mossy Land.

Keon Brock

Keon Brock

BRÉAN DROIM, stinking ridge.

Kilboderry

COILL BÓ DAIRE, wood of Daire’s cows.

Kildorragh

COILL DORCHA, dark wood.

Killarkin

CILL EARCAIN, Erkan’s church.

Killasanowl

COILLE SEAN ÚLL,  wood of the old orchard.

Killmodoroo

COILL A’MHADAID RUA, The wood of the fox.

Kilmaderoe Lough

Kilmaghera

COILL A MHACAIRE, wood of the plain. Sylva campi.

Kilnagross

COILL NA GCROS, Wood of the Crosses.

Kiltoghert

CILL TACHÚRC, Church of Tachurc

Kiltycarney

COILLTE CEARNAIG, Kearney’s woods.

Knocknaswana

CNOC NA SAMHNA, hill of All-hallowtide.

Largan

LEARGAN, hill-side.

Largan Mountain

LEARGAN, hill-side.

Lavaur

LEATH-BHARR, the half-top.

Leitrim

LIATH-DROIM, correct spelling, i.e. Grey ridge.

Leitrim

LIATHDROIM, Grey ridge.

Leitrim Bridge

Leitrim Castle

CAISLEÁN NA BREIFNE, Castle of Breifny.

Lisbrockan

LIOS BROCÁIN, Brocan’s fort.

Liscallyroan

LIOS COILL UÍ RUADHAIN, fort of Rowan’s wood.

Lisconor

LIOS CHONCHÚIR, Conor’s fort.

Lisdauky

LIOS DAICE, Fort of the tribe.

Lisdrumfarna

LIOS DROIM FEARNA, fort of the alder ridge.

Lisdrumrea

LIOS DROIM RÉIDH, Fort of the smooth ridge.

Lisdrumrea

LIOS DROIM RÉIDH, Fort of the smooth ridge.

Lisduff

LIOS DUBH, Black fort.

Lisgarney

LIOS GCEARNAIGH, Kearney’s fort.

Lismakeegan

LIOS MAC AODHAGÁIN, Ma’Cagan’s fort.

Lisnabrack

LIOS NA MBREAC, fort of the trouts.

Lisnagat

LIOS NA GCAT, fort of the (wild) cats.

Lisnagea

LIOS NA NGÉ, fort of the geese.

Lisroderry Fort

LIOS RIDIRE, fort of the Knight.

Lisseaghan

LIOS SUÍOCHÁIN, fort of the Seat.

Lough Acres

Lough Allen

LOCH AILLINE, Allen’s lake.  4 Masters.

Lough Allen Canal

Lough Bran

LOCH BRAN, lake of the Ravens.

Lough Duff

LOCH DUBH, Black Lake.

Lough Lusta

Lough Nagalliagh

LOCH NA GCAILLEACH, lake of the hage or nuns.

Loughtown

Loughtown Lough

Lustia

LOISTE, Kneading troughs; good spots of land.

Mackan

MEACAIN, abounding in wild carrots.

Mahanagh

MEATHANACH, a place where sieves were made of the oak.

Minkill

MION-CHOILL, small wood.

MION-CHOILL, Meal-wood.

Moheracreevy

MOTHAR A CRAOIBHE, Moher (ruins) of the branch or large tree.

Moneynure

MUINE AN IUBHAIR, shrubbery of the yew.

Mong

MONG, hair, rushes, or long grass.

Mullaghsallagh

MULLACH SALACH, Dirty summit.

Murhaun

MURTHÁN, a small wall or mound.

New Bridge

Newbrook

New Brook House

Pollnagappul

POLL NA GCAPALL, Cave of the horses.

Port

PORT, a bank or harbour.

Portaneoght

PORT AN UCHTA, bank of the breast.

Rinnacurreen

RINN A CHUIRRÍN, point of the little moor.

River Shannon

Roscunnish

ROS CHONAIS, Coney’s wood or point.

Roscunnish Lough

Rose Bank

Rue

RUBHA, from an herb so called ( the rue )

Sallaghan

SALLACHAN, dirty of miry place.

Shancurry

SEAN-CHORA, The old weir.

Shannon Lodge

Sheemore

AN ATH-SÍ MHOR, the great hill.

Shee-more

SÍ MÓR, Big Shee (Hill).

SHEFIELD

CAOLOG, is a narrow ridge in a field.

CAOLOGAIDH CHREITHIR, sieve-field.

Sheskinacurry

SEASCANN NA CURRAIGH, Sheekin or quaw of the Curragh.  Fergal Moran.

Slieve Anierin

SLIABH AN IARAINN, mountain of the iron.

Summer Hill

Tawnycurry

TAMHNACH AN CHURRAIGH, moor field.

Tirmactiernan

TÍR MHIC TIGHEARNÁIN, MacTiernan’s district.

Tirnafatee

TÍR NA BHFATAÍ, land of the potatoes.

Tobarreendoney Bridge

TOBAR RÍ AN DOMHNAIGH, well of the land of the

Sabbath.

Tonnagh

TONOCH, a mound, a rampart or entrenchment.

Town parks

Tubberindony Well

Tully

TULAIGH, a hill.

Tullylannan

TULAIGH LEANAIN, Lenane’s hill.

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