Information about Tullaneeny

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Tulaigh an Aonaigh
hill of the fair
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Tulaigh an Aonaigh
Tullaneena or Fair Tullagh Local
A hill outside the town on which is held a fair four times every year. Tullaneena or the Fair Green outside the town on the Clifden road about 6 chains from Claremount.
In Oughterard townland.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Tul, a hill; the root-word of a number of derivatives, such as Tulach, Tullagh, Tully, Tullig, Tolly, Tulla, Tullaghan, &c, all meaning hill or hillock. Tul is often made Tula.

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
Tullaneeny is in Eighterard townland.