Information about Ballykinnagaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Baile Ui Chionagain
O’Connagan’s town
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Baile Ui Chionagain
Bollee kinnagawn
A large fort and cave near the corner of Bohercul townland not far from road leading from Shrule to Galway on left side of the road having another fort south of it on same side of the road about 30 paces distance.
Situated in the townland of Bohercul.

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
Ballykinnagaun is in Bohercuill townland.