Information about Kelly's Fort
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Kelly's Fort The Field Examiner (Engliah)
It is of a circular form, and about 130 links in diameter.
It is situated in the North Eastern extremity of the townland of Castle Ffrench West, and about 6¼ chains West by North of the junction of the townlands of Castle Ffrench East, Gowla and Castle Ffrench West in the Barony of Kilconnel.
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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