Information about Culleenalena Fort

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Culleenalena Fort
Irish Form of Name:
Lios Choillín a' léana
fort of the wood of the meadow
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Culleenalena Fort
Lios Choillín a' léana
Losschelleenalena Local
A fort having a cave in it.
Situated in the townland of Culleenalena.

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
Culleenalena Fort is in Culleenalena townland.