Information about Carrickarone

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Carraig a' Róin
rock of the seal
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Carraig a' Róin
Corrig-a-Roan (Róin) Inhabitants
Seal Rock (Eng.) Inhabitants
It is a small rock over which high water passes. It is about one chain in diam.
In Streamstown Bay a few chains S. of Bolard Island and N. of Kill.

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
Carrickarone is in Kill townland.