Information about Aughanass

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Áth an Eas'
ford of the cataract
Civil Parish:
Ballinakill in Leitrim Barony
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Áth an Eas'
Áth an Easa
Aughanass Grave Yard
Aughanass Grave Yard Hyacinth Clarke, Esq.
Aughanass Grave Yard Mr. Mulloy
Aughanass Grave Yard Sir John Burke
Aughanass Grave Yard The inhabitants
A small ancient burying place so called close by the North side of a road.
In the North end of the townland of Boolananallogue about 2½ miles S.E. of Woodford.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 2 page 517

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
Aughanass is in Booleynanollag townland.