Information about Isertkelly

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Díseart Cheallaigh, Ceallach's Desert or wilderness
Ceallach's desert or wilderness
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Díseart Cheallaigh, Ceallach's Desert or wilderness
Isserkelly Boundary Sketch
Iskerkelly Co. Record Book
Isertkelly Grand Jury Presentment
Isertkelly Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Isserkelly Larkin's Co. Map
Iserkelly Seward's Topograph. Dict.
This parish belongs to the diocese of Kilmacduagh. It is very small, nearly all arable, and contains a good deal of ornamental grounds. It also contains 2 Danish Forts, 1 old church, and 1 old castle. It has 3 ponds and 1 Gentleman's Seat.
In the Baronies of Loughrea and Kiltartan, consists of two portions, divided by the parish of Killinan, and bounded on its other parts by parish Ardrahan on the W. Ardrahan, Killimor and Killogillen on the N. by Lickerrig on the E. and by Killinan and Kilchreest on the South.
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 1 page 504 to page 507