Information about Red Johns Fort

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Red Johns Fort
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Red Johns Fort
Red Johns Fort The Field Examiner, English
Called after a man. It is no name
This is nearly a circular Fort of about 135 links in diameter.
It is situated in the townland of Ballynoo about 80 links North of the junction of Taylorstown, Loughbrien and Ballynoo. It is also situated in the Barony of Cloonmacnoon.

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
Red Johns Fort is in Ballynew townland.