Information about The Old Wood

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
The Old Wood
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
The Old Wood
The Old Wood Denis H. Kelly, Esq.
Its shape is rather crooked. It contains about 60 acres. There is a serpentine stream running through the eastern part of it.
It is situated in the north western part of the townland and demesne of Castle Kelly.

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
The Old Wood is in Castlekelly or Aghrane townland.