Information about Bel Atha na haibhne

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Bel Atha na haibhne
Irish Form of Name:
Bel Atha na haibhne
mouth of the ford of the river
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Bel Atha na haibhne
Riverville Castle Inhabitants
In ruins.
Situated N. and near a river which forms the boundary between the townland of Ballynahounia and this parish of Lickerrig. In the townland of Ballynahounia.

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
Bel Atha na haibhne is in Ballynahivnia townland.