Information about Owendunnakilla

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Abhain Dúin na Coille
river of the fort of the wood
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
[Owendunakilly changed to Owendunnakilla]
Abhain Dúin na Coille
Owandhunakilla (river) Local name
N. of the parish and Knockaunranny townland – centre of this river is the parish boundary

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
Owendunnakilla is in Knockaunranny townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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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