Information about Ballaghfarraboy
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
Road of Farabach
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Foul sound Sketch Map
Bealach Farabaighe Sketch Map
Foul sound anciently
That part of the sea between Innishmaan and Innishmore Islands.
E. of Innishmaan and W. of Innisheer Islands.
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
Ballaghfarraboy is in Killeany townland.
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