Information about Kinvarradoorus

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cean Mhara
head of the sea
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Parish Kinvarra Boundary Surveyor's Sketch Map
Kinvarra Carlisle’s Dictionary
Kinvarra Inq. Temp. Car. I
Kinvarry Inq. Temp. Car. II
Kinmarra Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Kinvera and Kinvara Printed Townland List
Parish of Kinvarra, Barony of Kiltartan, Diocese of Clonfert and Kilmacduach, County Galway, 7 miles North West of the town of Gort, and situate upon Galway Bay.
In the South West of the County Galway and Barony of Kiltartan, length from East to West – statute miles, breadth from North to South – miles.
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 2 page 170 to page 173