Mohill Parish

O’Donovan’s Name Books

(Mohill) 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 ceartaithe ag Seán Ó Suilleabháin i 2008

Acres

NA HACRAÍ, the acres.

Aghadrumderrig

ACHADH DROMA DEIRG, Field of the red ridge.

Aghamore

ACHADH MÓR, great field.

Aghnacrush

ACHADH NA CROISE, field of the cross.

Aghnahinshin

ACHADH NA hUINSEANA, Field of the ash (trees).

Ahanagh

Anaveigh Bridge

ÁTH NA BHFIACH, ford of the Ravens.

Annaghcullian

EANACH CUILÍN, marsh of the little corner or angle.

Annaghderry Upper

EANACH DEARG, Red marsh

Argue’s Bridge

Asane

EASÁN, a small cataract.

Attymanus

ÁIT TÍ MHAGHNUIS, Site of the house of Manus.

Aughadrumcarne

ACHADH DROMA CAIRN, Field of the ridge of the carn.

Aughakilfaughna

ACHADH CHILLE FACHTNA, Field of faghtna’s church.

Aughinteeduff

ACHADH AN TÍ DUIBH, field of the black house.

Aughnamona

ACHADH NA MÓNA, Field of the Bog.

Back Lane

Ballygeher

BÉAL ÁTHA GHAOTHAIR, Mouth of the Ford of Gaethar.

Ballygortnaclug

BAILE GORT NA LOG, town of the Gort of hollows.

Boeeshil

BOTH ISEAL, low Boith or house, booth or tent.

Bog Hall

Boninass

BUN AN EASA, mouth base or foot of the cataract.

Braindrum King

BRÉAN-DROIM, stinking ridge.

Breanross

BRÉAN, is frequently applied to rank land, to bogs producing. bad smell &c. exhailing

BRÉAN ROS, stinking ross or wood.

Bunkilleen

BUN COILLÍN, foot or lower part of the little wood.

Bunnybeg

BUINNE BEAG, little stream.

Capagh

CEAPACH,  a plot of land.

Carlton’s Bridge

Carrowcaboon Br.

Cartron

CARTUN.

Cashel

CAISEAL,  a circular stone fort.

Cavan

CABHÁN, a hollow.

Clarishina

CLÁR A SIONNACH, plain of the foxes.

Cloncagher

CLUAIN CHATHAOIR, Charles’s lawn or meadow.

Cloonageeher

CLUAIN A GHAOITIR,  Geeher’s lawn or meadow

Cloonart

CLUAIN AIRT, i.e. Art’s lawn or meadow.

Cloonboe

CLUAIN BÓ, lawn or meadow of the cows.

Cloonbonny

CLUAIN BAINEACH, milky meadow.

Clooncarn

CLUAIN CAITHRÍN, lawn or meadow of the little stone fort.

Cloonclivhe

CLUAIN CLUICHE, lawn or meadow of the game, or play.

Clooncolligan

CLUAIN CHOLAGÁN, a family name.

Clooncolry

CLUAIN CALRAIGHE, meadow or lawn of Calry.

Clooneagh

CLUAIN FHIACH, lawn of the ravens.

Clooneen

CLUAINÍN, little lawn or meadow.

Clooneen Cox

Clooneen Kennedy

Clooneen Shanly

CLUAINÍN SHEANLAOICH, Shanley’s little lawn or meadow.

Cloonether

CLUAIN ITHREACH,  Lawn of the corn-land.

Cloonfannon

CLUAIN FHIONÁIN, Finan’s lawn or meadow.

Cloonlaughil

CLUAIN LEAMHCHOILLE, Clon or lawn of the elm wood.

Cloonmorris

CLUAIN MHUIRGEASA, Morrish’s Clon, lawn, or meadow.

Cloontumpher

CLUAIN TIOMCHAIR, lawn of the carriage.

Cloonturk

CLUAIN TORC, Lawn of the Hogs.

Coolabawn

CÚLA BÁNA, white back hills.

Corduff

COR DUBH, Black hill.

Corduffhill

MULLACH NA CORA DUIBHE.

Corgallion

COR GHALLÁIN,  hill of the standing stones.

Corgar

COR GHARR,

COR is a pit of round hill and GAR , is mould, bog stuff.

Corlaskagh

COR LOISCTHE, hill of the burning. 

Corlea

COR LIATH, Grey Cur, or round hill, or pit.

Cornagheha

CORR NA GAOITHE, hill of the wind.

Cornagillagh

CORR NA GCOILEACH, hill of the cooks.

Cornagrish

CORR NA GREISE, hill of the conflict.

Cornee

CORR NAOMH, hill of the Saints:

Corracaboon

CORR A CHÁBÚIN,  The Capon’s hill.

Corraghoghry

CURRACH ÚCAIRE,  Eachair’s moor.

Corrascoffy

CORR EASA COBTAIGH, Round hill of Coffey.

Corrateriff

CORR A TAIRBH, Hill of the bull.

Corrig

CARRAIG, a rock.

Corrigeen

CARRAIGÍN, a small rock.

Corrowbeagh

CORA BEITEACH, moor of the birch.

Crossdrumman

CROS-DROMAN, the cross little ridge.

Curboghal

CORR BUACHAILL, hill of the boy.

Curragha

CURRAGHA, shrubby moors.

Curramore

CORR MÓR, great pit or round hill.

Currane

CORRÁN, rocky land, (Corrán also means a reaping hook).

Currycramph

CORR A’ CREAMH, hill of the wild garlick.

Derreen

DOIRÍN,  a small oak grove.

Doonara

DÚN A RÁTA, Dun of the rath

Drimna

DROIMNE, ridge or extended hills.

Drumard Jones

DROIM ARD, high ridge.

Drumard  Magerraun

DROIM ARD MEG GERÁIN, high ridge of Magerane.

Drumbeighra

DROIM BEITHREACH, ridge of the birch trees.

Drumboy

DROIM BUÍ, yellow ridge or extended hill.

Drumcruidh

DROIM CRUA hard back, or long hill.

Drumcolligan

DROIM COLGAIN, Colgan’s ridge or long hill.

Drumdart

DRUIM DAIRTE, hill of the ridge of the heifer.

Drumdoo

DROIM DUBH, Black ridge or long hill.

Drumgarn

DROIM NA G-CARN, ridge of the carns.

Drumgowna

DROIM GAMHNACH, ridge of the calves.

Drumhanny

DROIM THANAIGH.  Teney’s ridge.

Drumhirk

DROIM THOIRC, ridge of the hog.          

Drumkilla

DROIM CILLIN, ridge or hill/of the little church.

Drumkillane

DROIM CILLIN, hill of the little church.

Drumlara

DROIM LÁRA, ridge of the mare.

Drumloman

DROIM LUÁIN, ridge of the Lamb.

Drumnid

DROIM AN NID, ridge of the nest.

Drumoughty

DROIM UCHTA, hill of the breast (of land).

Drumoula

DROIM UBHLA,  apple-hill.

Drumrahan

DROIM RÁITHÍN, ferny ridge or long hill.

Drumrahool

DROIM RÁTH CHUMHAILL, Ridge of Cowell’s rath or earthen fort.

Drumreaske

DROIM RIASC, ridge of the morass.

Drumregan

DROIM RIAGÁIN, Regan’s ridge or long hill.

Dyer’s Bridge

Eddercloone

EADAR CHLUAIN, central lawn or meadow.

Esker

EISCIR, a ridge.

Eslin River

EISLIN, a woman’s name.

Finiskill

FIONN ASCAL, white nook or corner.

Garoogh Bridge.

Garvagh

GARBHACH, rough land.

Georgia

GOIRTIN UARÁIN, little garden ,of the cold spring

Glassdrumman

GLÁS DROMÁIN, Green ridge, or long hill.

Gortanure

GORT AN IUBHAIR, garden of the yew.

Gortavacan

GORT A MHEACAN, garden of the carrots.

Gortfada

GORT FADA, long garden.

Gortnalamph

GORT NA LEAMH,  Garden of the elms.

Gortnalug

GORT NA LUG,  Garden of the hollow.

Gortyclery

GORT UÍ CLÉIRIGH, O’Cleary’s Gort.

Greenawn

GRIANÁN, solarium.

Gubadruish

GOB A ‘ DRÚIS, point or snout of the adultery.

Gubagraffy

GOB A GRAFAIDH, point or snout of the grubbing.

Johnston’s Bridge

Keelogue

CAOLÓG, a narrow ridge.

Keelough

CAOL-ACHADH, narrow field.

Kildoo

COILL DUBH, Black wood.

Killamaun

COILL IOMÁIN, wood of the hurling.

Killinaker

COILL AN ACAIR, wood of the brambles.

Knockadrian

CNOC A DRAIGHNEÁIN, hill of the black thorns.

Knockalongford

CNOC A LONGFOIRT, Hill of  the encampment.

Knockmagrory

CNOC MIC RUAIRÍ, MacRory’s Hill.

Labbyeslin

LEABA EISLIN, Eslin’s Bed.

Lagheenamona

LEATH CHAOIN NA MÓNA, fine half of the bog.

Laheen

LEATH CHAOIN, fine or beautiful half.

Lakeview

Leitrim

LIATH DROIM, grey ridge or long hill.

Liscloonadea

LIOS CLUANA DEAGAIDH, fort of Day’s lawn or meadow.

Lisdadenan

LIOS DADANAN, Dadanan’s fort.

Lisdrumagivel Upper

LIOS DROMA GEIMHEAL, fort of the ridge of fetters.

Lisomadaun

LIOS AMADÁIN, fort of the fool.

Lough a Ginney

LOCH A GHIONAÍ. Lake of greed or hunger

Lough Funshenagh

This was anciently LOCH FIONN MHAIGE.

Lough Gannon

Lough McHugh

LOCH MHIC AODHA, MacHugh’s Lough.

Lough Rynn

LOCH REANA, lake of the point of land.

Lough Sallagh

Lough Seltian

Meelick

MILLIC, an isulated spot of land.

Meilragh Nagur

MAOL-RATH, bald fort.

Meilragh Sagart

MAOL RATH SAGART

Moher

MOTHAR, is the ruin of any house OR a cluster of trees.

Mohernamela

MOTHAR NA MAOLA, house-Ruins of the hornless cow.

Mohill or Moyle

MAOTHAIL, soft land.

Monneyroe

MUINE RUADH, red shrubbery.

Mucklougher

MUC LUACHAIR, pig rushes.

Mullaun

MULLÁN, a little summit.

Mullagharigny

MULLACH RUIGNIGH, Rigney’s hill.  (Rigney said be a family)

Oghill

EOCHAILL,  yew-wood

Reilly’s Bridge

Rinagowna

RINN A GAMHNA, the Calf’s division.

River Shannon

AN t-SIONAINN

Rooskeynamoana

RÚSCAIGH NA MÓNA, morass of the bog, or turf,or peat moss.

Rooskey Thompson

RÚSCAIGH, a marsh, fen, or morass.

Rosduhaun

ROS DUBHAIN, Duane’s wood.

Rossharry

ROS SEARRAIGH, Sherry’s wood.

Sandyhill

Seltan

SAILTEAN NA NGASAN,

Shannagh or Doolaghtetonny

SIONNACH,  a fox.

DUBHLEACHT A TSIONNAIGH,   i.e. Black monument of the fox.

Shivdella

SEIMDILLE, means, a beetle, i.e. for beetling clothes.

Shoalmore

SEOL MÓR, The great sail.

Sracarne

SRATH GCARN, strath or holm of the carns.

Sratrisaun

SRATH DRIOSÁN, Strath or holm of the brambles.            

Skymartin

SGEACH MÁIRTÍN, Martin’s bush or lone thorn.

Springfield

Stuck

STUCA, a stock.

Tamlaghtavally

TAMHLACHT A’ BAILE,  the plague-cemetery of the town.

Tamlaght-beg

TAMHLACHT BEAG

Tamlaghtmore

TAMHLACHT MÓR, great burial place.

Tawnyeely

TAMHNAIGH AOILIGH, lime field.

Tomiskey

TUAIM UISCE, mound or tumulus of the water.

Trainmore

TRIAN MHÓR, great Trean, or ternal division.

Tubber Muire

TOBAR MHUIRE, Mary’s well.

Tubber Patrick

TOBAR PHADRAIG, Patrick’s well.

Tulcun

TUL-CON, Hill of the hounds.

Tullybraden

TULAIGH BHRADÁIN, Brandan’s or Salmon’s hill.

Tullyoran

TULAIGH ODRAIN,  Oran’s hill.

Tulrusk

TULACH RUISC, hill of the morass.

Ussaun

EASÁN,  a small cataract.

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