Information about Knockroe River
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
[Knockroe means] red hill
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Knockroe River P. Devanny, townland Knockroe
Trout in this River.
On the West boundary, townland Knockroe, Parish of Kilbeakanty and Barony of Kiltartan, Co. Galway.
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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