Information about Dun Concobhair

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Dun Concobhair
Irish Form of Name:
Dún Conchubhair
Conchobhar's fort
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Dun Concobhair local name
Dun Convovier Local name
Dún Conchubhair Local name
Dunconcovar Local name
A fort built by King Angus about the year 470.
In the isl. Of Innishmaan.
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 252 to page 258