Information about Benrawer
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
thick hill or peak
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ben Rower Inhabitants
Is a subdenomination of Ilyan and rough rocky country.
In the N. of Ilyan and N.W. of Cruck an Illaun.
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
Benrawer is in Illion townland.
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