Information about Cahergal

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cathair Gheal
white cahir or stone fort
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cathair Gheal
Cahuir Ghall Inhabitants
White City or Castle (Eng.) Inhabitants
Is a subdenomination of Knockbrack, is cultivated and has 8 tenants on it. It took its name from a Cahir or Fort which was therein.
Situated in and being the S.W part of Knockback.

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
Cahergal is in Knockbrack townland.