Information about Cahernagon

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cathair na gcon
stone fort of the hounds
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cathair na gcon
Cahernagon Local
A fort which was well fortified by a wall, 6 feet thick having ruins of a house in the centre of [Unable to read.] fort with a cave attached. This house is said to have belonged to the Hackets of Castlehacket. The person's name being Connor Hacket.
Situated in the townland of Ardrumrella.

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
Cahernagon is in Ardrumkilla townland.