Information about Loch Cutra (Dualdall O Firbis)

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Loch Cutra (Dualdall O Firbis)
Irish Form of Name:
Loch Cutra (Dualdall O Firbis)
The old Irish name is Lough Cutra, named after one of the Firbolgs
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Loch Cutra (Dualdall O Firbis)
Lough Cooter [Unable to read.] Lord Gorts Gardener and Patrick Mayley, Woodranger for Lord Gort
Cutra's Lake Boundary Surveyors Sketch Map
8 islands in this Lough belonging to Lord Gort Trout, pike, perch, [Unable to read.] and eel in this Lough.
On the West boundary of townland Lough Cooter Demesne, East of the townland of Beagh, and Carrowgorrive, all in the parish of Beagh, Barony of Kiltartan and Co. Galway and West of the parish Kilbeakanty.

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
Loch Cutra (Dualdall O Firbis) is in Loughcooter townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Loch Cutra (Dualdall O Firbis)
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service