Information about Eogainacht

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Dun Eoghanacht, fort of the Eoghanachts
Onaght fort
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Dun Eoghanacht, fort of the Eoghanachts Local name
Dunonaght Local name
A fort.
In Onaght townland.
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 222 to page 229

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
Eogainacht is in Onaght townland.