Information about Rahasan Turlough or Common

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Rahasan Turlough or Common
Irish Form of Name:
Rath Easain
Hassan’s fort
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Rath Easain
Rahasan Turlough or Common Local name
N. of Carrageen W. townland. (Dunkellin)

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Ra, Ray, Raw, Rath ; an ancient fortified residence: See vol. i. p. 274. As in the case of "Lis," the part of a place-name following Ra, Rath, Raheen, &c, is very often a personal or family name. See Lis.