Information about Cloughnacaiva Village

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cloughnacaiva Village
Irish Form of Name:
Cloch na Céibhe
Translation:
[Cloughnacaiva means] stone of the long moss or grass
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cloughnacaiva Village Fergus Ford, townland Cloughnacaiva
Comment:
see townland
Description:
Consists of a collection of Country Houses.
Situation:
In the townland of Cloughnacaive, Parish of Kilbeakanty Barony of Kiltartan and County 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
Townland:
Cloughnacaiva Village is in Cloghnakeáva townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Cloughnacaiva Village
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service