Information about Crockearhagh

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cnoc Iarthrach
western hill
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cnoc Iarthrach
Cruck Earhagh Inhabitants
Is a high hill almost rising from each side or base of the townland to a long range in its centre. It is covered with heath. Is rough pasture.
Situated in and being the centre of Foher townland.

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
Crockearhagh is in Foher townland.