Information about Knockash Fort

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Knockash Fort
Irish Form of Name:
Cnoc Ais
soft hill
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Knockash Fort
Cnoc Ais
Knockroe or Knockash Fort Inhabitants
Knockash is a different hill from Knockroe. J. O D
The name of a Danish Fort.
Cnoc Ais is at the other side of Knockroe.

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
Knockash Fort is in Knockroe townland.