Information about Tullaghcrohon

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Tulach Cruachain
hill of the round summit
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Tulach Cruachain
This is the name of a hill not stream
This is a small stream about 10 chains long and about 8 links wide with a rocky bottom.
Rises in the S. of Creg, runs S. and joins the Owen Lina to the W. of Sruffaunaskanncurra.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Tul, a hill; the root-word of a number of derivatives, such as Tulach, Tullagh, Tully, Tullig, Tolly, Tulla, Tullaghan, &c, all meaning hill or hillock. Tul is often made Tula.

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
Tullaghcrohon is in Cregg townland.