Information about Portnafaddoge

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Port na Feadóige
the harbour of the feadog or grey plover
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Port na Feadóige Mr. O’Donovan
To the W. side of the townland of Urrisbeg West
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 3 page 125

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Port, a bank, a landing-place, a fortress. To be interpreted according to circumstances.