Information about Sruffaunatooreen

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Sruthán a' Tuairín
streamlet of the little strath or holm
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Sruthán a' Tuairín
Shrughaun a Toreen Inhabitants
This stream is from 8 to 10 links wide with a rough rocky bottom.
Rises in Moyrus Parish and forms part of the boundary between Moyrus and Ballynakill running in a South and then N.W. direction.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Sru and Sruh represent the Irish sruth, a stream.

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
Sruffaunatooreen is in Illion townland.