Information about Carrickavealgar

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Charraig a bhéil gearr
rock of the short mouth
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Charraig a bhéil gearr
Charraig a Bheil Gearr
Corrig a Bvealyark Inhabitants
This rock is about 22 chains long and 50 links broad having the grass on it. High water washes over it.
In the Atlantic Ocean at the S.W. part of Aughrusbeg and a little S.W. of Sheep Island.

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
Carrickavealgar is in Aughrusbeg townland.