Information about Turlough
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Turlough A F. St. George Esq.
Turlogh Beauford’s Map of Ireland
Turlough Clerk of the Peace
Thurlough County Map
Turlogh High Constable for the Barony
Turlough Sketch Map
This Turlough which was given as a townland on the sketch map is now allocated to the adjoining townlands see alteration on sketch map by Mr. Buck, Boundary Surveyor, Dated 9th June 1838. (The information in Orthography and Authority was scribbled out but
Information From Joyce's Place Names
Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Kill alone is the name of more than a score of places in various counties: in most cases it stands for cill, a church: but in some it is for coill, a wood.
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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