Information about Clarin Bridge
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Clarin Bridge Clarin Bridge was called Blá-cliath Maáry according to Hugh McCurlon
The cross of Mary Blaclea Local name
So called from a woman who is named Mary Blaclea, i.e. Mary of Dublin, because she lived there for some time.
In Kiltiarnan townland.
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
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