Information about Barnahallia Lough

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Barnahallia Lough
Irish Form of Name:
Barnahallia
Translation:
gap of the cliff
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Barnahallia Lough
Lough Baurnahallia Inhabitants
Comment:
See townland
Description:
This Lough which is nearly circular is about 5 chains in diameter and is supposed to be nearly 20 feet deep in centre with a muddy bottom, it has no rivers to or from it. Its fish are some eels.
Situation:
On the middle of the W. boundary of Barnahallia and on S. of Grallagh townlands.

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:
Barnahallia Lough is in Barnahallia 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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Barnahallia Lough
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service