Information about Knockroe River

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Knockroe River
Irish Form of Name:
Cnoc ruadh
[Knockroe means] red hill
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Knockroe River P. Devanny, townland Knockroe
see townland
Trout in this River.
On the West boundary, townland Knockroe, Parish of Kilbeakanty and Barony of Kiltartan, Co. Galway.

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
Knockroe River is in Knockroe townland.