Information about Alloon Fort
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
( meaning uncertain)
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
It is circular in form and about 2 chains in diameter.
It is situated in the North part the townland of Alloon Upper about 8 chains from the mearing.
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
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