Information about Sruffaunboy
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
yellow strath or holm
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Srughaun Bwee Inhabitants
Yellow Stream (Eng.) Inhabitants
This stream is about three feet wide very shallow, gravelly bottom. There is no fish in it.
Rises at the centre of the E. boundary of Moyard separates same from Ungy, runs N.W. and falls into the sea.
Information From Joyce's Place Names
Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Sru and Sruh represent the Irish sruth, a stream.
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
Sruffaunboy is in Moyard townland.
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