Rossinver Parish

O’Donovan’s Name Books

(Rossinver) 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  Suilleabhain i 2008.

Aghaderard

ACHADH DOIRE AIRD, Field of the high wood of oak.

Aghavoghill

ACHADH  BUACHAILL, Field of the Boy.

Aghnahaha

ACHADH NA HAITHE, Field of the Kiln.

Ardagh

ARDACHADH, high field.

Arroo

ÁRADH, a ladder, a hill.

Arroo Lough

LOCH AN ÁRAIDH, Lake of Arroo.

Askill

EAS COILL, cataract wood.

Aughadunvane

ACHADH DÚN BHAN, Field of the white Dun or fort.

Aughalateve

ACHADH LEATAOBH, field of the half side.

Aughamore

ACHADH MÓR, great field.

Aughanlish

ACHADH AN LEASA, field of the fort.

Augharoosky

ACHADH RUSCAIDH, field of the marsh.

Augharroo

ACHADH CORA, field of the weir.

Aughnaho

ACHADH NA HUMHA, field of the cave.

Ballagh  River

ABHAINN BHEALACH ÚI MHIACHÁIN, River of Meehin’s way or pass.

Ballinlig

BAILE AN LOIG  Town or place of the hollow

Ballinwillin

BAILE AN MHUILINN   Town of the mill

Balloor

BAILE ÚR, Newtown.

Ballygal

BAILE GEAL, white town.

Ballymore

BAILE MÓR, Great town.

Ballynagran

BAILE NA GCRANN, Town of the trees.

Barroe

BARR RUA, Red top.

Big Fort

Black River

ABHAINN DHUBH,

Blair’s Bridge

Boliebaun

BUAILE BHÁN, white Booley or Milking place.

Bomahas

BOTH MAITHEAS, hut of goodness or wealth.

Boyannagh

BUÍ  EANACH, Yellow marsh.

Bridgetown

BAILE AN DROICHID

Buckode

BUICÉAD, a Bucket, a boss, a hill.

Bunduff

BUN DUBH, mouth of the river Duff, or Black River.

Bunsruhoge

BUN SRUFOIGE, mouth of the little stream.

Carnmelvin

CAIRN MHELBHE, Melghe’s carn or heap.

Carrickmore

CARRAIG MHÓR, Great Rock.

Carrick na Naughtaigh

CARRAIG NA NAITHEACH, rock of the inhabitants.

Carrowboy

CEATHRÚ BHÚI, yellow quarter.

Carrowduff

CEATHRÚ DHUBH, Black River.

Carrowkeel

CEATHRÚ CHAOL, Narrow quarter.

Carrownoona

CEATHRÚ NÚNA, poor quarter OR Quarter of the famine

Carrowrevagh

CEATHRÚ RIABHACH, Grey quarter

Cartrongibbagh

CARTÚN GIOBACH, ragged cartron.

Castle Cottage

Clackeam Bridge

Cleighragh

CLOCHRACH, a stony place.

Cloghan

CLOCHÁN, a stony  ford.

Cloodrevagh

CLÚID RIABHACH, Grey corner, neck, or angle.

Cloonawillin

CLUAIN A’ MHUILINN, lawn of the mill.

Cloone

CLUAIN, a lawn or meadows.

Cloonty

CLUAINTE, lawns or meadows.

Cloonty garve

CLUAINTE GARBH, rough lawns of meadows.

Cloonty Lough

LOCH NA GCLUAINTE, lake of the meadow.

Cloontyprughlish

CLUAINTE PROCHLAIS, lawn of the caves.

Cloontyshane

CLUAINTE SHEÁIN, John’s lawn or meadow.

Conray

CONRADH, an agreement.

Conwell Churchyard

CONGBHÁIL, a town or residence.

Coolodonnel

CÚL UÍ DHOMHNAILL, O’Donnell’s corner or angle.

Corbeg

CORR BEAG, little round hill.

Cordiver

CORR A DUIBHIR, round hill of the dark

Corlea

CORR LIATH, Grey round hill.

Cornagawna

CORR NA NGAMHNACH, Round hill of the calves.

Cornageeha

CORR NA GAOITHE, Round hill of the wind.

Cornaglagh

CORR NA G-CLIATH, round hill of the wattles.

Corraleskin

CORR A LEISCIN, Round hill of the lazy person.

Cottage Grove

Crannoge

CRANNÓG, a wooden house.

Creevelea

CRAOBH LIATH, grey bush, or branch.

Crocknaboyoge

CHOC NA BUIDHEOIGE, hill of the yellow water.

Cruck na Cuilleach

Crumpaun

CROMPÁN, a pill, an islet of a river.

Curryard East

CURRAIGH ARD, high moor.

Dartry

DARTRAIGHE, a tribe name.

Dernawogy

DOIRÍN A BHOGAIGH, little oak wood of the Bog.

Derrinloughan

DOIRE AN LOCHÁN, oak-wood of this pool.

Derryduff

DOIRE UÍ DHUBHAIGH, O’Duffy’s oak wood.

Derryherk

DOIRE TOIRC, oak wood of the wild boar.

Derrynahimmirk

DOIRE NA H-IMIRCE, oak-wood of the flitting.

Derrynaseer

DOIRE NA SAOR, oak wood of the carpenters.

Devils

DUBHLIOS, Black Fort.

Devils Bridge

DROICHEAD NA NDIABHAL, Bridge of the devils.

Dooard

DUBH AIRD, Black height or point.

Doobally

DUBH BHAILE, Black Town.

Doostroke

DUBH STROIC, Black stripe.

Drowes River

DROBHAOIS, muddy river.

Druim an chu

Drumacolla

DROIM UÍ CHOLLA, O’Colla’s ridge.

Drumanure

DROIM AN IUBHAIR, Ridge of the yew.

Drumcashel

DROIM A CHAISIL, ridge of the stone fort.

Drumgane

DROIM GCEIN, Kian’s ridge.

Druminargid

DROIM AN AIRGID, Ridge of the silver.

Druminrevagh

DROIM RIABHACH, Grey little Ridge.

Drummans

NA DROMANA, The Ridge

Drumnacreeha

DROIM NA CRÍCHE

Drungan

DRUNGAN, a sept or party.

Duff

ABHAINN DUBH, Black river

Duncarbry

DÚN CHAIRBRE, Carbry’s fort.

Eagil

EIGEAL, meaning uncertain.

Eden

ÉADAN, the brow of a hill.

Edenvella

ÉADAN MHEILLE,

Erriff

AIRIMH, arable land

Fair View

Farbreague

Fertagh

FEARTACH, abounding in graves or trenches.

Forge Town

Fort View

Gannavagh

GAINEAMHACH, sandy.

Gargrim

GEARR DROIM, short ridge.

Garvtawly

GARB TAMLAIG. the rough part Tawley.

Glack

GLAIC,  the hollow of the land.

Glenaniff River

GLEANN NA NDÁM, Glen of the oxen.

Glenade Lough

LOCH GLEANN ÉADA, Lake of the valley of jealousy.

Glenn River

ABHAINN A GHLEANNA

Gorteenachurry

GOIRTÍN A CHURRAIGH, Little field of the moor

Gorteendarragh

GORTÍN DARACH, Little field of the oak.

Gortnacrieve

GORT NA CRIABH, field of the clay.

Gortnaderrary

GORT NA DAIRBHRE, field of the oak-wood.

Gortnasillagh

GORT NA SAILEACH, Field of the sallows.

Gubacreeny

GOB A CHRIONAIGH, point of the withered trees or shrubs.

Gubalaun

GOBALAN, full point.

GUBANUMMERA

GOB AN IOMAIRE, point of the ridge.

Gubmanus

GOB MANAIS, Manas’s point of land.

Gubnageer

GOB NA G-CAOR, Point of the berries.

Inisheher

INIS SIAR, western island.

Inishkeen

INIS CAOIN, beautiful island.

Inishmean

INIS MEÁN, Middle island.

Inishtemple

INIS TEAMPAILL, church island.

Keeloges

CAOLOGA, narrow ridges.

Kilcoo River

ABHAINN CHOILL A CHUMHA, river of the wood of lonliness

Killins

Kinkilliew

CEANN COILLE, head of the wood.

Kinlough

CIONN LOCHA, Head of the Lake.

Knockachose

CNOC A CHUAIS, hill of the cave.

Knockanroe

 CNOCÁN RUA, Red hillock.

Knockbrack

CNOC BREAC, speckled hill.

Laghta

LEACHTA, monuments.

Laratta

Lareen

LÁITHREÁN, a small site.

Larganhugh

LEARGÁN AODHA, Aodh’s or Hugh’s long hill.

Larganvaddoge

LEARGÁN  NA BHFEADÓG, hillside of the plovers.

Largydonnell

LEARGÁN DOMNAILL, O’Donnell’s slope or hillside.

Lattoon

LEATH TOIN, half bottom.

Leckfad

LEAC FADA, long flag.

Lisasniska

LIOS AN UISCE, fort of the water.

Liscally

LIOS CHEALLAIGH, Kelly’s fort

Lisdarush

LIOS DA ROIS, fort of the two points.

Lisgool

LIOS GABHAIL, fort of the fork.

Lisnangall

LIOS NA NGALL, fort of the foreigners.

Lough Aderry

LOCH A DAIRE, lake of the oak-wood.

Loughanatalia

LOCHÁN A T-SAILE, small lake or pool of the salt water.

Lough a Rangan

Lough Gillaganleane

LOCH GIOLLA GAN LÉINE, Lake of the servent without a shirt.

Lough Meenagrane

LOCH MIN a GHRAIN.

Lough Melvin

LOCH MELBHE   MEILGHE’s lake.

Lough Muirran

LOCH MEARÁIN, Marren’s lake.

Lough Patrickroe

LOCH  PHADRAIG  RUA, Patrick’s Roe’s lake.

Lough Seain Mac Shaun

LOCH UILLIM MAC SEAIN,

Lough Tiernan

Magheramore

MACHAIRE MÓR, great plain

Market Cross

Marshalls Well

TOBAR MHEARSEÁIL.

Mautiagh

MAITEACH, subject to floods.

Meenagraun

MÍN A GHRAIN, misk or field of the grain.

Moher

MOTHAR, a cluster, a ruin.

Mollynadinta

MÁLA NA dTINTE, Brow of the fires.

Moneen

MÓINÍN, little Bog.

Moneengaugagh

MÓNÍN GÁGACH, split little Bog.

Mount Harbert

Mount Prospect

Muckdrum

MUC DROIM, ridge of the pig.

Mullanaleck

MULLACH NA LEICE, summit or hill-top of the flag.

Mullanavockaun

MULLÁN A PHOCÁIN, hill-top of the buck goat.

Mullanyduff

MUILEANN UÍ DHUBHTHAIGH, O’Duff’s Mill.

Park

PÁIRC, a field.

Peyton’s Island

Pointinchose

POINTE AN CHUAIS, point of the Cave

Pollbrean

POLL BRÉAN, stinking hole.

Pollgorm

POLL GORM, blue hole.

Pollnabo

POLL NA BÓ, hole of the cow.

Pollnadunny

POLL NA DUINE

Pollnaglimmagh

POLL NA NGLIOMACH, hole of the lobsters.

Raheelin

RÁTH SHILINN, Silleanne’s fort.

Redbray

Roosky

RÚSCAIGH, moory, or marshy..

Ross Point

Rosclogher

ROS CLOCHAIR, wood or point of the stones.

Rosfriar

ROS NA MBRATHAR, wood or point of the friars.

Rossinver

ROS INBHIR, wood or point of the inver or River mouth.

Seefin Rock

SCREIG SHUÍ FINN, Rock of Finn’s seat.

Shasgar

SEAS GEARR, short bench.

Shasmore

SEAS MÓR, great Bench.

Sheean

SIDHEÁN, a fairy mount or hill.

Shesknan

SEISCEANN, a sedgy moor or marsh.

Sraduffy River

ABHAINN  SRATH UÍ DHUBHTHAIGH

Sragarve

SRATH GARBH, rough holm.

Sraid

SRÁID ÚI FEARGHUSA, O’Fergue’s street.

Star Lodge

Stracummer

SRATH CUMAIR, holm of the confluence.

Strade Connolly

SRÁID, A street.

Straud (Ferguson)

Tawly

TAMHLACHT, a burial place.

Tawnaleck

TAMHNACH LEICE, field of the flag.

Tawnytallan

TAMHNAIGH AN T-SALAINN, Field of the salt

Teetheagh Dhuffidh

Timpaunmore

TIOMPÁN MÓR, great round hill.

Tory’s Loft

Tuinney chuillean

TINE CHUILÍN, Cullen’s fire.

TINE CHUILINN, holly fire

Tullaghan

TULACHÁN, a hillock.

Tullyderrin

TULAIGH DOIRÍN, hill of the little Derry. or oak wood.

Tullyskeherny

TULAIGH SCEACHARNAIGH, hill of the brambles.

Uir Chistan

Unshinagh

UINSEANNACH, ash-bearing.

Uragh

ÚR ACHADH, fresh field. .

Wardhouse Lough

LOC NA GCABHÁN.

Wardtown

CABHÁIN

West Curryard

Wood Ville House

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