Information about Fahy

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
a green
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
About the 1/6 of this parish is bog, the remainder arable. The roads from Killimor and Eyrecourt and Portumna to Eyrecourt pass through the centre of it, and another bye road leading to Lawrencetown crosses through the North extremity of the parish. It contains one Demesne and Gentleman's Seat, called Greenfield. The northern part is much intersected by ditches. It has several farm houses and gardens, some Danish forts and spring wells.
Bounded N. by the parishes of Kiltormer, Clonfert, Dononaughta and Meelick. South by the River Shannon and the parish of Tyrenascreagh. E. by Meelick and the River Shannon and West by Kilfuain or Lansborough.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 2 page 45 to page 46