Information about Lough Dooaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Lough Dooaun
Irish Form of Name:
Loch Dubhain
Translation:
Duaneā€™s Lake
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Lough Dooaun
Loch Dubhain
Lough Dhuan
Comment:
Compare Dooaun
Description:
Contains - acres.
Situation:
Situated in Southern part of the parish, forms part of the townlands of Shantloon, Beaghmore, Ballygurraun, Currillaan and Derrymore.

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:
Lough Dooaun is in Shancloon 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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Lough Dooaun
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service