Information about Chapel Feenaghty

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Chapel Feenaghty
Irish Form of Name:
Seipel Shemais Fionachtaigh
James Finaghty’s Chapel
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Chapel Feenaghty
Seipel Shemais Fionachtaigh
Seipeall Sheumais Ui Fhionachtaigh
Chapel Feenarty
O Feenaghty's Chapel
Chapel Feenarty By. Sketch Map
Is a small village containing 6 houses on road leading from Ahascragh to Ballinamore.
This village is situated in the N. West of this parish on the townland of Lattoon and in the barony of Kilconnel.

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
Chapel Feenaghty is in Lattoon townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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This link is not a link to the townland that you are currently researching; however, if you follow this link, you will see a search box near the top of the page which you can use to search for your townland.
Having followed this link, you will see several expandable links - each link has a plus sign on its left - on the top left of the page. Expand 'Base Information and Mapping'. Now it is possible to select the maps that you wish to view by clicking on the checkbox that is on the left of each map; this list includes the original Ordnance Survey maps.
You can select more than one map and you can use a slider to make one map more transparent than another. This allows you to view what features were present or absent at different points in time.
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Chapel Feenaghty
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service