Information about Glashnakigly

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Glashnakigly
Irish Form of Name:
Glaise na Coigealaigh
Translation:
Quigley’s streamlet
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Glashnakigly
Glaise na Coigealaigh
Glosh na Kigly Inhabitants
Description:
This stream is about three feet wide very shallow with a muddy bottom; there is no fish in it.
Situation:
Rises about ½ a mile S. of the W. end of Lough Girraunbaun, flows N. and falls into the same.

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
Townland:
Glashnakigly is in Tooreen townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Glashnakigly
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service