Information about Oweynagollum

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Oweynagollum
Irish Form of Name:
Umhaidh na g-Colum
Translation:
cove of the doves or pigeons
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Oweynagollum
Umhaidh na g-Colum
Owey-na-golum Inhabitants
Description:
This inlet the Atlantic is about 200 links broad by 200 long and quite dry at low water.
Situation:
On the N. shore of Mullaghglass E. of Fowy-na-ganny and W. of Owey-na-beniskey.

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
Townland:
Oweynagollum is in Mullaghglass townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Oweynagollum
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service