Information about Loughlackaghnavreeghly

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Loch Leacach na bFraochlaidhe
flaggy lake of the bilberries
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Loch Leacach na bFraochlaidhe
Loughlackaghnavreeghly Boundary Surveyor
A small lough, with 6 small islands; the 4 largest of which belong to Shannafeasteen, the remaining 2 belong to Killannin Parish. 4¼ acres of which belong to the parish of Kilcummin, the remaining to Killannin Parish.
On the boundary between Shannafeasteen and Boorogha townlands.

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
Loughlackaghnavreeghly is in Shannapheasteen 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.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service