Information about Owenwee

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Abhainn Bhuidhe
yellow river
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Abhainn Bhuidhe
Owin Wee Local
Yellow river Local
A stream that rises in Curraun and empties itself into Falmer River on the boundary between Lackavna and Derry townland.

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
Owenwee is in Curraun Hill townland.