Information about Lurrugan Fort
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
[Lurrugan means] a shin or long hill
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Lurrugan Fort See townland
This fort is nearly circular and about 2 chains in diameter.
Is situated in the southern side of the townland of Lurragan Small.
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
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