Information about Luggastere

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Lug a Staighre
hollow of the stairs, stile or step
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Lug a Staighre
Lug a Stere Inhabitants
Is a small valley in the mountain. It is covered with heath.
Situated in Kylemore. It is S. of Gurtawinchin and between Srughaunwaumgrean and Srughaungortarusheen.

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
Luggastere is in Kylemore townland.