Information about Cappagh Fort

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cappagh Fort
Irish Form of Name:
[Cappagh means] a plot of land
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cappagh Fort
Cappagh Fort By. Sketch Map
This Fort is about 250 links long and 230 wide on the southern side of which stands the Trigl. Station called Cappagh Fort.
It is situated in the townland of Cappagh about 23 chains West of the junction of Kilmalaw, Gortnaglogh and Cappagh.

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
Cappagh Fort is in Cappagh townland.