Information about Loughbriskeen

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Loughbriskeen
Irish Form of Name:
Loch Briscin
Translation:
lake of the small trout
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Loughbriskeen
Loch Briscin Ferdinand Cahill, townland Newtown Glynn
Description:
Trout, perch and eel in this lake.
Situation:
On the South boundary townland Newtown Glynn and East boundary of Knockauncour, Parish Kilmacdouagh, Barony Kiltartan, Co. Galway.

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
Townland:
Loughbriskeen is in Newtown Glynn 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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Loughbriskeen
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service