Information about Glory Ford Village

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Glory Ford Village
Irish Form of Name:
Áth Glórach
Translation:
noisy or babbling ford
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Glory Ford Village
Ahgloragh
Gloryford
Áth Glórach
Gloryford Inhabitants
Description:
This village consists of about 12 houses, a bye road leads from it to Derrawode village. There is nothing worthy of remark about it.
Situation:
Gloryford village is situated about 4 chains E. of the West boundary of the townland of Derrawode.

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:
Glory Ford Village is in Derrywode 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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Glory Ford Village
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service