Information about Farrahill

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Farrahill
Irish Form of Name:
Farra
Translation:
a platform
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Farrohill Point
Farra
Farrahill
Farrohill Point B. S. Sketch
Farrohill Point Counsellor Reid
Farrohill Point John Burke, Esq.
Farrohill Point Larkin’s County Map
Farrohill Point Mr. Mulloy
Farrohill Point Rev. H. B. Hulett
Description:
A point which may be properly called an ?. It is under grazing ground. The Southernmost point is known by Farrohill Point (in Lough Derg).
Situation:
The southernmost point of the townland of Meelick about 1 miles S. S. East of Whitegate Village.

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
Townland:
Farrahill 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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Farrahill
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