Information about Loughnaheilla

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Loughnaheilla
Irish Form of Name:
Loch na h-aille
Translation:
lake of the cliff
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Loughnaheilla
Loch na h-aille
Loughnahuilla
Loch na h-aille
Loughnahuilla Counsellor Reid
Loughnahuilla John Burke, Esq.
Loughnahuilla Mr. Mulloy
Loughnahuilla Rev. H. B. Hulett
Loughnahuilla The inhabitants
Description:
A small portion of the townland under cultivation with a farm house on it, also a small Lough from which it has most probably derived this name.
Situation:
In the N. West end of the townland of Derainy about 2 miles N. W. 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:
Loughnaheilla is in Derrainy 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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Loughnaheilla
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service