Information about Lough Skalpnagan

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Lough Skalpnagan
Irish Form of Name:
Loch scailp na g-cean
lake of the cleft of the heads
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Lough Skalpnagan Local
A lake South of Loughscalpnagann and adjacent to the townland of Calla.
Situated in the boundary of the townland of Emlloghmore.

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
Lough Skalpnagan is in Emlaghmore townland.