Information about Breanlough

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Breún Loch
stinking lake
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Breún Loch
Breamlogh Mr. Holland
Breamlogh Mr. O’Callaghan
Breamlogh The inhabitants
A small creek on the shore of Lough Derg in which a great many Bream are caught from which it derived this name.
In the South end of the townland of Drummaun East about ¼ of a mile S. East of Williamstown.

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
Breanlough is in Drummaun East townland.