Information about Cloghboley

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cloch bhuaile
stony booley or dairy place
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cloch bhuaile
Cloghwoola B. S. Sketch
Cloghbuoly Inq. Temp. Gul. III
Cloghwoola James Burke, Esq.
Cloghwola Mr. Mulloy
Cloghwola The inhabitants
A district of the townland so called. It consists of some houses and very rocky land, but nothing remarkable.
In the S. West end of the townland of Kylebrack West about 1¼ miles S. S.E. of Dalystown House.

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
Cloghboley is in Kylebrack West 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.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service