Information about Ardrahan

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Ard rathain
hill of the ferns
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ard rathain
Parish Ardrahan Boundary Surveyors Sketch Map
Ardrahan Carlisle Top. Dictionary
Parish Ardrahan Engraved County Map
Ardrahin Inq. Temp. Car. I
Ardrahan Inq. Temp. Car. II
Ardrahin Inq. Temp. Eliz
Parish Ardrahane, Ardrahan and Ardrahen Printed Townland List
Ardrahan Tithe Composition Book
Parish of Ardrahan, Baronies of Kiltartan, Loughrea and Dunkellin. Diocese of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh, County Galway. 4½ miles North by East from the town of Gort.
In the South East of the County Galway, Baronies of Kiltartan, Loughrea and Dunkellin. Length from North East to South West 9¾ statute miles. Extreme breadth from North West to South East 10½ miles.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 2 page 588 to page 602