Information about Coolfower
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
back hill of the well
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cuil Fower Local
This belongs to Killererin Parish
Has a ruin of a very large building on it, said to be an abbey. There are some religious of the Roman Catholic faith in it. Their abode is a small house – cottage form? in one end of the ruin.
In Brooklodge townland, a sub denomination there of -…
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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