Information about Lisnabasty

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Lios na b-Paistidh
fort of the children
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Lios na b-Paistidh
Lisnapastagh burying ground
Lisnapastagh Burying ground Mr. Patrick Dillon
This is a small portion of ground in which the inhabitants are accustomed to bury still born children and they call it Lisnapastagh.
Is situated about 17 chains of the West boundary of the townland Garryduff and about 1 mile South of Caltra village.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Lissananny in Galway, Roscommon, and Sligo; Lios-an-eanaigh, fort of the eanach or marsh.

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
Lisnabasty is in Garryduff 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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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service