Information about Ardroe

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Ard Ruadh
red hill
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ard Ruadh
Ard Rhua
This is a rocky point about 6 chains long and 1½ broad.
On the N.W. shore of Eyreforth and about 11 chains N.E. of Corrig na-Geeragh.

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
Ardroe 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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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service