Information about Barnakyle
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
gap of the hazel
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Barnekyle Corpl. Gilmour, R. S.v.M?
Barnekyle Hyath. Clarke, Esq.
Barnakeill Inq. Temp. Gul. III
Barnekyle Rev. Mr. Clarke
A district of the townland on which there is a road, some houses and much lime stone. It is said to have derived this name from a gap in wood but no wood here now.
In the South end of the townland of Laggoo about 1¼ mile S. West of Marble Hill House.
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
Barnakyle is in Laggoo townland.
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