Information about Pollaneask

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Poll an éisc
fish hole
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Poll an éisc
Pullaneask By. Sketch Map
Pullaneask Cornelius O’Kelly, Esq.
Poulaneska Larkin’s Co. map
Pullaneask Manus Ward, Esq.
Pullaneask Michael Shaughnessy, Esq.
Pullanisgul Michl. D. Bellew, Esq.
na h-éisc changed to an éisc in original
This pond is of an oblong figure and contains about 5 acres.
This pond is situated on the townland of Killasolan at the boundary between it and Graignavaddogue, in the barony of Tiaquin.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Poll or Poul, a hole in the ground or river or bog, an excavation, a cavern : sometimes made Pollach, like smolach, from Smol: see vol. ii. p. 5.

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
Pollaneask 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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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service