Information about Pollboy

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Poll Buidhe
yellow hole
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Poll Buidhe
Poulbwee Local
EC for J.O’D. See townland.
A hole.
In Creg townland, South side of Ooghterard.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Poll or Poul, a hole in the ground or river or bog, an excavation, a cavern : sometimes made Pollach, like smolach, from Smol: see vol. ii. p. 5.

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
Pollboy is in Cregg townland.

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.