Information about Dooncartron
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
fort of the cartron
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Doon Carthron Local
The eastern end of Drimsnav townland resembling a cape upon which there is a wood, a cottage and quay.
Situated in the townland of Drimsnav.
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
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