Information about Rusheenkathleen

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Ruisín Caitilín
Catherine’s 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:
Ruisín Caitilín
Rusheen Cathleen Inhabitants
Is a portion of land about 8 chains long and 5 wide narrowing to a point. It is arable.
Situated in the S.E. part of Daurusbeg about 25 chains E. of Leanamore.

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
Rusheenkathleen is in Dawrosbeg townland.