Outeragh Parish

O’Donovan’s Name Books

(Oughteragh) 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 2008.

Aghadark

ACHADH DEARC, field of the caves.

Aghaleague

ACHADH LIAG, field of the stones.

Aghatawny Eightor

ACHADH TAMHNAIGH, field of the trunks

Aghatawny Oughter

ACHADH TAMHNAIGH UACHTARACH, upper Aghatawny.

Aghlin

EACHLAIN, a place enclosed for horses.

Aghoo West

ACHADH, a field

Aghyowla

ACHADH UBHLA, Field of the orchard.

Altakeeran

ALT A CHAORTHAIN, precipice of the rowans or wild

mountain ash trees.

Ardmeenan

ARD MEANNÁIN, height or hill of the kid.

Ardrum

ARD-DROIM, high ridge.

Ballinamore

BÉAL AN ÁTHA MÓIR, mouth of the large ford.

Ballynameeltogue

BAILE NA MÍOLTÓG, town of the midges.

Boggaun

BOGÁN, soft ground, a Bog.

Bolganard

BOLGAN ARD, high muddle or Havel.

Burrow

Callowhill

COLL-CHOILL, hazle-wood

                           hazel-wood

Camagh

CAM-ACHADH, Crooked field, Colgan.

Cannaboe

CEANN NA BÓ.  head of the Cow.

Castlerogy

CAISEAL RAGAIDH, Ragaigh’s stone fort.

Cleenaghoo

CLAON ACHADH, inclining field.

Cleendargan

CLAON DEARGÁIN, Dargan’s slope.

Clogher

CLOCHAIR, a stony place.

Clover Hill

CORR GLAS, green round hill.

Corgar

CORR GEARR, short Cur, or hill.

Cornabroher

CORR NA BRÁTHAR. round hill of the friar

Cornacreeve

CORR NA CRAOIBHE, Round hill of the bush, or wide branching tree.

Cornageeragh

CORR NA GCAORACH, Round hill of the sheep.

Corrabeagher

CORA  BUIDHEACHAIR, weir of the yellow water.

Corrachole

CORR A CHOL, meaning uncertain.

Corracreegh

CORR NA CRIOCH, round hill of the bushes or brakes.

Corramartin

CORA MHÁIRTÍN, Martin’s weir.

Creevy

CRAOBHACH, abounding in bushes do.

Cromlin

CROM- GHLEANN, crooked glen, or valley.

Curraghashillaun

CORRACH A SILEÁIN, Moors of the channels or stream.

Curraghnabania

CORRACH NA BAINNE, a white Cow that St. Bridget had gave name to this place.

Curraghnawall

CORRACH NA BHFAL, moor of the enclosures.

Dernaheltybeg

DOIRE NA HEILTE BEAG, oak wood of the doe.

Dernaheltymore

DOIRE NA HEILTE MÓR, oak wood of the doe.

Dernasmallan

DOIRE NA SMALLÁN, oak-wood of the hillocks.

Derrinkeher Brady

DOIRE AN CHEACHAIR, oak wood of the mire.

Derrinkeher McDonnell

Derrinkeher Roycraft

Derrynawana

DOIRE NA BHFÁNA, oak wood of the slopes.

Dromore

DROIM MÓR, great Ridge.

Drumany

DROIM DÁ MHÁNACH, Ridge of the two monks.

Drumbad

DROIM BÁID, ridge of the boat.

Drumbibe

DROIM B-PÍOB, ridge of the pipes.

Drumcroman

DROIM CHROMÁIN, Croman’s Ridge.

Drumdartan Glebe

DROIM DAIRTE, ridge of the hiefer.

Drumgownagh

DROIM GAMNACH, ridge of the strippers or milch cows.

Drumkeen

DROIM CAOIN, beautiful ridge.

Drumlonan

DROIM LONÁIN, Lonan’s ridge.

Drumrackan

DROIM BRACÁIN, Brackan’s ridge.

Drumraine Glebe

DROIM RAITHNÍ, Ridge of the ferns.

Edentinny

ÉADAN A TSIONNAIGH, the brow of the fox.

Fohera

FOTHARACH, shelves in a hill.

George’s Lough

Glennanbeg

Dell (little) or dale.

Greaghslass

Greaghslass

GREACH GHLAS, Green Greagh or mountain flat .

Greaghrevaghbeg

Greaghrevaghmore

Greaghrevaghmore Glebe

GREACH RIABHACH MÓR , Grey mountain plain.

Gubnaveigh

GOB NA BH-FIACH, point of the ravens.

Kildorragh

COILL DORCHA, dark wood.

Killadough

COILL DUBH, gloomy wood.

Killaglasheen

COILL A GHLAISÍN, wood of the brook or streamlet.

Killamaderoe

COILL NA MADA RUA, wood of the foxes.

Killaneen

CILL AITHNIN, Aithnen’s church.

Kilrush

COILL ROIS. wood of the point.

Kiltinashinnagh

COILLTE NA SIONNACH, woods of the foxes.

Kiltybardan

COILLTE BARDÁIN, Bardan’s woods.

Kiltycreevagh

COILLTE CRAOBHACH, bush woods, or woods of wide branching trees.

Kiltygerry

COILLTE GEARRA, short woods.

Kiltyhugh

COILLTE AODHA, Hugh’s woods.

Kiltymoodan

COILLTE MUADÁIN, Moodan’s woods.

Knockacullion

CNOC A CHUILINN, hill of the holly.

Knockanroe

CNOCÁN RUA, Red hillock

Lahard

LEATH ARD, half hill.

Liscuilfee

LIOS COILL FIADH, Fort of the wood of the deer.

Lisnatullagh

LIOS NA TULAIGH, fort of the hill.

Lissacarn

LIOS A CHAIRN, Fort of the Carn.

Long Stone

Lough adorn

LOCH A ‘DOIRN, Lake of the fist.

Lough-na-bel-beg

LOC AN BHÉIL BHIG, lake of the little mouth.

Mayo

MÁIGH EO, field of the yew.

Miskaun Glebe

MIOSCÁN, a heap.

Moher

MOTHAR, a cluster, a ruin.

Mulnasillagh

MULLACH NA SAILLÍ, sallow hill, hill top of the sallows.

Mulnavanoge

MULLACH NA BHFEANNÓG, hill-top of the royston Crowd.  Summit of the scald crows.

Oughteragh

UACHTAR ACHADH, upper field.

Pottore

POTAIRE, a potter.

Prabagh

PRABACH, miry, puddle-abounding, dirty:

River Dale

St. John’s Lough

Seltanahunshin

SAILTEAN NA HUINSEANN, wood of the Sallows and ash trees.

Stradermot

SRATH DHIARMADA. Dermod’s Strathor holm.

Stralongford

SRATH LONGFOIRT, Strath of the camp, holm of the encampment.

Tomloscan

TUAIM LUASCÁIN.  Loscan’s Mound or tumulus.

Tully

TULAIGH, a hill

Tullyhusker

TULAIGH OSCAIR, Oscar’s hill

Tullylackanbeg

TULAIGH LEACAIN BEAG, hill of the slope (little).

Tullywana

TULAIGH-BHANA, white hills.

Unshinagh

UINSEANNADH, in ash abounding.

Willowfield

Willowfield Lough

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