Information about Sruffaunloughermore

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Srothán Luachra Móire
streamlet of the great rushes
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 Luachra Móire
Srughaun Lougher More Inhabitants
Is a small rivulet about two feet wide gravelly bottom. There is no fish in it.
Rises near the W. boundary of Kylemore runs E. and falls into Owin Chulmore.

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
Sruffaunloughermore is in Kylemore townland.