Information about Cleary's Point

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cleary's Point
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cleary's Point
Clerys Pt.
Cleary's Point Counsellor Reid
Cleary's Point John Burke, Esq.
Cleary's Point Mr. Mulloy
Cleary's Point Rev. H. B. Hulett
Cleary's Point The inhabitants
A small point on the shore so called, most probably being the property or in possession of a person of that name.
On the South E. extremity of the townland of Ballynakilla townland about 1½ mile S. S.W. 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
Cleary's Point is in Ballynakilla 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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Cleary's Point
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