Information about Slieve Bourke
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Slieve Bourke Local
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.
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
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