Information about Poullynoon Village

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Poullynoon Village
Irish Form of Name:
Translation:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Poullynoon Village
Poullynoon Called after the townland of Poullynoon
Description:
This village consists of about 12 houses situated on the N. and S. side of a bye road which passes East through the townland.
Situation:
Poullynoon Village is situated in the northern portion of the townland of Poullynoon in this parish.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Poll or Poul, a hole in the ground or river or bog, an excavation, a cavern : sometimes made Pollach, like smolach, from Smol: see vol. ii. p. 5.

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
Townland:
Poullynoon Village is in Pollynoon 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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Poullynoon Village
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service