Information about Knockma
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
mede hill or hill of the metheglin
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cnoc Meadha D. Kirwan, Esqr.
Knockma D. Kirwan, Esqr.
Knockmaa D. Kirwan, Esqr.
A celebrated hill. See: Mr. O'Donavan's letters dated Sep. 13, 1838 and [Unable to read.] 22nd 1838.
On the boundary of the parish of Killower and Belclare.
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
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