Information about Sruffaungodurisheer

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Srothán go Doras Siar
stream to the door west
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Srothán go Doras Siar
Srughaungodurisheer Inhabitants
Is a small rivulet about three feet wide with a gravelly bottom. There is no fish in it.
Rises at the W. boundary of Kylemore, runs N.W. and is E. of Srughaun Meel Glassa. It falls into the E. end of Lough Poulacoppul.

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
Sruffaungodurisheer is in Kylemore townland.