Information about Loughshaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Loch Sheáain
Lacus Johann’s, John’s lake
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Loch Sheáain
Loch Seaain
Lough Shaun Local
A lake in the North boundary of the townland of Dooholla adjacent to the Currissaun.
Situated in the boundary of the townland of Doohola.

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
Loughshaun is in Doohulla townland.