Information about Tullaghcrohon
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
hill of the round summit
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
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.
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.
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