Information about Barnanrusheen

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Barnanrusheen
Irish Form of Name:
Bearna an Ruisín
Translation:
gap of the little promontory
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Barnanrusheen
Bearna an Ruisín
Barney an Rusheen Inhabitants
Rusheen Gap Inhabitants
Description:
Is a subdenomination of same townland containing about ½ thereof upon which are about 17 tenants.
Situation:
Situated in and being in the E. part of Gannoughs.

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
Townland:
Barnanrusheen is in Gannoughs 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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Barnanrusheen
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service