Information about Slieve Bourke

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Slieve Bourke
Irish Form of Name:
Sliabh Burcaigh
Bourke’s mountain
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Slieve Bourke Local
See townland
A small hut having some arable bog attached thereto, taken up by poor person not paying rent neither is he prevented to cultivate the bog.
Situated in the townland of Slieve Bourke.

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
Slieve Bourke is in Slieve Burke townland.