Information about Mweelaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
a flat rock
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Maolán Inhabitants
Meelaun Inhabitants
Is a small black rock over which the tide flows at high water. It is about 2 chains in diameter.
In the Atlantic Ocean about 1/8 mile N. of Corrigabollog and about ¼ mile in the same direction from Corrigamasogue.

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
Mweelaun is in Culfin townland.

Information From The Landed Estates Database

Information from the Landed Estates Database.
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The following is a list of those houses in this townland which are discussed in the Landed Estates Database.