Information about Cahercroneen

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cathair Croinín
Cronin's Cahir, or Stonefort
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ardfinton Fort Local
Ardfintan Fort Local
Cathair Croinín Local
So called after Finthun one of the ancient Kings of Connaught.Fiontain, a king of Connaught Father of Ursain [Unable to read].
Situated in the townland of Ardfinton having Lissma[Unable to read.]eenaun West of it and another fort E.of it, and all in Ardfinton townland. That fort standing E. of Ardfinton. Fort is not distinguished by any name.

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
Cahercroneen is in Ardfintan townland.