Information about Benboy
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Yellow Hill (Eng.)
Ben Bwee Inhabitants
Is a ridge of mountain. It is rocky and heathy pasture.
Situated in the N. of Letteretterin, also N. of Lough Fee.
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
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