Information about Nancy Meara's Point

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Nancy Meara's Point
Irish Form of Name:
Translation:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Nancy Meara's Point
Nancy Meara's Point Mr. Holland
Nancy Meara's Point Mr. O’Callaghan
Nancy Meara's Point The inhabitants
Description:
A rough rocky point which extends a short distance into Lough. It does not represent any matter worthy of remark and the inhabitants are only aware of it being so called.
Situation:
In the N. East end of the townland of Drummaun East about ¼ of a mile north of Williamstown Quay.

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:
Nancy Meara's Point is in Drummaun East 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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Nancy Meara's Point
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service