Information about Caoraun Derravrisk
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
brittle derry. [Caoraun means of the sheep]
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
It was once the scene of slaughter. The slaughtered were buried there, whose graves are yet to be seen.
In Derravrisk townland has a Trigl. Station on it near its N.E. boundary.
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
Information From The Landed Estates Database
Information from the Landed Estates Database.
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The following is a list of those houses in this townland which are discussed in the Landed Estates Database.
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