Information about Ballyfruit Lough

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Ballyfruit Lough
Irish Form of Name:
Lough Tharha
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Lough Tharha
Ballyfruit Lough Local
See townland
This Lough is the source of the small river running through Headford and forms part of the townlands of Headford, Ballyfruit and Curdarragh.
Situated at the western extremity of the townland of Ballyfruit..

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
Ballyfruit Lough is in Ballyfruit 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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Ballyfruit Lough
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