Information about Bertraghtua

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Bertraghtua
Irish Form of Name:
Beartrach Tuadh
Translation:
north sand bank or oyster bank
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Bertraghtua
Beartrach Tuadh
Beirtreach na h-oistride
Bertrach Tuath
Berthough Thua Inhabitants
Description:
This is a gravely spot about 11 chains long and 2 broad.
Situation:
On the S.E. strand of Eyreforth.

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:
Bertraghtua is in Eyrephort 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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Bertraghtua
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service