Information about Brockaghanumera

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Brocach an Iomaire
badger warren or fox cover of the ridge
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Brocach an Iomaire
Brockagh a nummera Inhabitants
(not known to many)
Is a small cove about 50 feet long 6 feet wide and 8 feet high into which the tide flows at high water.
Situated about the middle of the N. boundary of Coolacligh on the shore of Streamstown Bay.

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
Brockaghanumera is in Coolacloy townland.