Information about Cloghalegaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cloch a Liagáin
standing stone
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cloch a Liagáin
Clogha Leagaun Inhabitants
Compare legaun: it occurs very frequently
There are four remarkable stones standing perpendicular in the ground. They are on a rising hill, one of these is 4 feet high above ground and it is said to be as far under ground. It is 2 ½ feet broad and 1 foot thick, within 4 feet of this is another 2 ½ feet over the surface and about 24 feet E. of these are two others, these making an oblong form, the two latter are each about 2 feet above ground. They are said to be the work of giants.
Situated in the S.E. part of Streamstown. In the subdenomination of Tullough.