Information about Ally's Fort
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ally's Fort Capt. Kelly
Is a small circular fort about 150 links in diameter. Ally’s Fort so called by the inhabitants.
Is situated at S. West extremity of townland Lisslea, joining that part of the Barony ? which divides the townlands of Creggaunagroagh and Lisslea and about ¾ of a mile South of Caltra Village.
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
Ally's Fort is in Lislea townland.
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