Information about Corrib River

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Corrib River
Irish Form of Name:
Abhain Locha Coirb
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Abhain Locha Coirb
Galway River
Corrib River Popular name
The true name of this river is River Galway
This river divides Town Parks and Glananayle from Terryland, Ballinfoil and Castlegar. It runs in a N. Easterly direction from the Corrib River and sinks at Castlegar village.
S.W. of the parish.

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
Corrib River is in Glenanail townland.