Information about Curragherneen

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Currach Eirnín
Erneen’s moor
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Currach Eirnín
Currach fheurnín
Curragh Erneen James Burke, Esq.
Curragh Erneen Mr. O’Callaghan
Curragh Erneen The inhabitants
Flat land immediately under St. Erneen’s Well, from which it derived this name.
In the West end of the townland of Ballyarragaddan about ½ a mile 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
Curragherneen is in Ballyargadaun 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