Information about The Sandy Shore

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
The Sandy Shore
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Ballinakill in Leitrim Barony
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
The Sandy Shore
The Sandy Shore Hyath. Clarke, Esq.
The Sandy Shore Mr. O’Callaghan
The Sandy Shore Sir John Burke
The Sandy Shore The inhabitants
A shore on Lough Derg so called. It appears very sandy in summer, but not worthy of remark.
The East side of the townland of Cloonmweelaun about 3½ miles E. N. East 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
The Sandy Shore is in Cloonmoylan townland.