Information about Bealatruffaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Béal a tSruthain
mouth of the streamlet
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Béal a tSruthain Ambrose Madden
Bul a Truffaun Inhabitants
This is a small inlet of Streamstown Bay about 2 chains broad and 3 long with a gravelly bottom covered at high water.
On the S. shore of Leagaun.

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
Bealatruffaun is in Leagaun 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