Information about Ceanlaim

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Ceann Leime
head of the leap
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ceann Leime
Ceanlaim Counsellor Reid
Ceanlaim John Burke, Esqr.
Ceanlaim Mr. Mulloy
Ceanlaim Revd. H B. Hulett
Ceanlaim The inhabitants
A district of this townland composed of rough boggy land, but does not consist of any matter worthy of remark.
In the N. end of the townland of Derrycun Upper about 1¾ mile N. W. of Mount Shannon.

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
Ceanlaim is in Derrycun Upper townland.