Information about Hoolaghan's Point
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Hoolaghan's Point John Burke, Esqr.
Hoolaghan's Point Mr. O’Callaghan
Hoolaghan's Point Mr. Robt. Holland
Hoolaghan's Point Revd. Mr. Hulett
Hoolaghan's Point The inhabitants
A point on the shore of Lough Derg so called by the land on which it is being in possession of a person named Hoolaghan.
In the South end of the townland of Rineska about 3¾ of a mile North of Williamstown Quay.
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
Hoolaghan's Point is in Rinskea 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.
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