Information about Boherbeg

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Bóthar Beag
little road
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Bóthar Beag
Boherbeg Inhabitants
Little Road (Eng.) Inhabitants
A subdenomination of the last named townland having about 5 tenants. It is cultivated and is on the side of the Killery Bay.
Situated in and being the N.W. part of the townland of Bunaun.

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
Boherbeg is in Bunowen townland.