Information about Knockaunnasheegaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cnocán na Síogán
hillock of the fairies
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cnocán na Síogán
Knockawnnasheegawn Counsellor Reid
Knockawnnasheegawn John Burke, Esq.
Knockawnnasheegawn Mr. Mulloy
Knockawnnasheegawn Rev. H. B. Hulett
Knockawnnasheegawn The inhabitants
Síogán is also a bird
A division of the townland so called. It does not consist of any matter worthy of remark.
In the south east end of the townland of Drummaun West about 1 mile South East 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
Knockaunnasheegaun is in Drummaun West 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.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service