Information about Ardlean

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Árd Liadháin
Lyan's height or hill
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Árd Liadháin
Ardlean Counsellor Reid
Ardlean John Burke, Esq.
Ardlean Mr. Mulloy
Ardlean Rev. H. B. Hulett
Ardlean The inhabitants
A portion of the townland (so called) it is under cultivation with two houses, but does not represent any matter worthy of remark.
In the North end of the townland of Meelick about ¼ of a mile north of Clonrush Grave Yard and about 1 mile S. S.E. of Whitegate.

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Ardlean is in Meelick townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service