Information about Cloonfarees

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cloonfarees
Irish Form of Name:
Cluain Fearghais
Translation:
Fergus’s lawn or meadow
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cloonfarees
Cluain Fearghais
Cluain Fearaos
Cloonfarice (village)
recte Cloonfergus
Cloonfarice B.Sketch Map
Cloonfarice Cornelius O’Kelly, Esq.
Cloonfarice Manus Ward, Esq.
Cloonfarice Michl. D. Bellew, Esq.
Cloonfarice Michl. Shaughnessy, Esq.
Description:
Is a small village containing a number of small scattered houses. The inhabitants live middling comfortable.
Situation:
Is situated on the North of this parish and in the N. West of Killosolan townland in the barony of Tiaquin.

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:
Cloonfarees is in Killosolan 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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Cloonfarees
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service