Information about Carrowneany

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
quarter of the fair or market
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Carrowaneany Village
Carrowneany Applotment Book
Carrowaneany Boundary Surveyors Sketch
Carrowaneany Called after the townland of Carrowaneany
This village consists of 12 houses, a bye road leads from it in a S. S.E. direction until it meets the road from Dunmore to Kilnalag.
Carrowaneany is situated in the N.W. portion of the townland of Carrowaneany in this parish.

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
Carrowneany is in Carrowneany townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service