Information about Glenloughra

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Glean Luachra
glen or valley of rushes
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the Barony of Ballymoe
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Glean Luachra
Glean Luachra
Glanloughree Village
Glanloughree Inhabitants
This village contains nothing remarkable. It consists of 8 houses.
Glanloughree, the name of a village situated in the N.E. portion of the townland of Oaghtagh.

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
Glenloughra is in Oughtagh townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service