Information about Curraghmore

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Currach Mór
great moor
Civil Parish:
Ballinakill in Leitrim Barony
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Currach Mór
Curraghmore Point
Curraghmore Point Hyacinth Clarke, Esq.
Curaghmore (1 qr.) Inq. Temp. Car. I
Curraghmore Point Mr. O’Callaghan
Curraghmore Point Sir John Burke
Curraghmore Point The inhabitants
A point of the land extending a short distance into Lough Derg on the River Shannon. It is no ways remarkable.
The S. East extremity of the townland of Cooes North about 4½ miles S. S.E. of Woodford.

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
Curraghmore is in Coos townland.