Information about Sruffaungortarusheen

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Sruthán Goirt a Ruisín
streamlet of the field of the little point
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Sruthán Goirt a Ruisín
Srughaun Gort a rusheen Inhabitants
This stream is about three feet wide with a rocky bottom. It runs dry in summer. It has no fish in it.
Rises from the mountain S. of Kylemore. It is W. of Srughaun na Keelogue and it runs N. into Kylemore L.

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
Sruffaungortarusheen is in Kylemore townland.