Information about Knockrassar Stream
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
Cnoc a' Rasaire
the racer’s hill
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Srufaunacasser Local name
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.
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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