Information about Glashmore Stream

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Glashmore Stream
Irish Form of Name:
Glaise Mór
great streamlet
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Glashmore Stream
Glaise Mór
Srughaun-na-glashmore Inhabitants
This stream is about 3 or four feet wide and 3 feet deep in some parts with a muddy bottom. There is no fish in it.
Rises a little E. of Owunchulamoree, runs in an E. direction thro’ a bog and joins Owen Tooreenakoona.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Sru and Sruh represent the Irish sruth, a stream.

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
Glashmore Stream is in Kylemore townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Glashmore Stream
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service