Information about Puttaghaun
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
a small pool
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Puthachane Rev. Thos. Kearney, P.P.
*N.B.The plans and documents connected with the townlands in which these places are situated were complete before it was discovered that they belonged to the Parish of Athenry. See Name Book No. 440. *Cahermore, Deerpark, Puttachaun, St. Sweeny’s Well, Waterview, Breanloughaun
A pool or small lough in the Turlough which is never dry.
In the townland of Coolauren.
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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