Information about Knockrassar Stream

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Knockrassar Stream
Irish Form of Name:
Cnoc a' Rasaire
the racer’s hill
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Knockrassar Stream
Srufaunacasser Local name
See townland
Central of the above named townland

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Sru and Sruh represent the Irish sruth, a stream.

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
Knockrassar Stream is in Knockarasser townland.