Information about Fahy
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
a green or field of exercise
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Is a subdenomination of same townland having about 4 acres part of which is cultivated.
Situated in and being the N.W. part of Knocknahaw.
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
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