Information about Falmore River

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Falmore River
Irish Form of Name:
Fál Mór
great ditch hedge or enclosure
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Fál Mór
Falmore River Local
EC for J.O’D
A stream.
In the townland of Lackavra, has its source in Loughanellaun and empties itself into Lough Corrib.

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
Falmore River is in Lackavrea 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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Falmore River
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service