Information about Derreennaskeh Lough

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Derreennaskeh Lough
Irish Form of Name:
Loch Doire na Sgeith
lake of the wood of the bushes
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Derreennaskeh Lough
Loch Doire na Sgeith
Lough-gum-a Skeheen (or the Derreen-bush Lough) Inhabitants
pronounced Skeh
Is a little lake, of about 13 square chains.
Situated on the W. boundary of the townland of Cloonca, is about 32 chains N.W of the Black Derry-dhu. Kilconnell.

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
Derreennaskeh Lough is in Clooncah townland.