Information about Ballyveeawn River
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
Baile Ui Bhuidheáin
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ballyveeawn River Local
Several streams from the mountain form a river through Ballyveeawn townland. It joins the stream coming from Lough Coolin by Kelbeg Upper Mill and soon falls in Pulnagan in Kilbeg Upper.
Situated in the townland of Ballyveeawn.
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
If you notice any inaccuracies with any of the above, please e-mail
©Galway Public Library.