Information about Upper Kilsallagh

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Upper Kilsallagh
Irish Form of Name:
Kilsallagh means dirty wood
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Upper Kilsallagh
Upper Kilsallagh So called by the inhabitants
This village is about 1/4 mile long chiefly situated at the South side of a bye road which passes eastward through the South portion of the townland and [Unable to read.] Kilsallagh. It consists of about 18 houses and contains nothing remarkable.
Upper Kilsallagh Village is situated about 11 chains North of the South boundary of the townland of Kilsallagh.

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
Upper Kilsallagh is in Kilsallagh 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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Upper Kilsallagh
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