Information about Bawnbeg
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
Fort and cave having a burying place for children. There is a village about the burying place which village is called Baunbeg.
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
small green field.
Situated in the townland of Carronlistraan South. Caherlistrane Village and close by the road leading from Headford to Tuam.
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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