Information about Parkgarue

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Pairc Gharbh
rough park
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Parkgarriac Village
Pairc Gharbh
Parkgarriac Inhabitants
This village consists of about 9 houses and contains nothing remarkable.
Parkgarriac Village is situated in the N. W. corner of the townland of Knockadonnel townland.

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
Parkgarue is in Knockogonnell 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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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service