Information about Cannon Rock

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cannon Rock
Irish Form of Name:
Carraig a' Ghuna Mhóir
rock of the big gun
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cannon Rock
Carraig a' Ghuna Mhóir
Corrigayuna-wore Local
A rock at the beach on which lies a piece of Ordnance carried ashore by part of the deck of a wrecked vessel. It is the size of a 9 pounder.
Situated in the townland of Cregoduff.

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
Cannon Rock is in Creggoduff townland.