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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)


Place Names of County Carlow c1937

by the late Edward O'Toole of Rathvilly
English Name Name in Irish Translation Civil Parish Barony O.S. Sheet Notes
B            
Booldurragh Buaile Dorcha Dark Booley or Mountain Dairy Myshall Forth xvi and xvii  
Ballyrathornan, or Tomard Buaile Ratha Carnain or Tuaim Ard Dairy of the Fort of the Turn or High Mound Tullowcreen Idrone West vi and xi  
Boolyvannan Buaile Mhananain Mannannan's Booley or Mountain Dairy Tullowcreen Idrone West vi and xi  
Borough An Borach The Top (best explanation, J. O'D.) Hacketstown Rathvilly iv and v  
Borris Buirgheis Burgage Land Clonygoose Idrone East xix and xxii Land set on old English tenure
Bough Bot A Hut, Booth or Tent Rathvilly Rathvilly iii and iv Bronze brooches found here in 1922
Broomville or Clonachona Cluain a Chonaidh Lawn or Meadow of the Firewood Ardoyne Rathvilly xiv  
Broughillstown Broughal A Family Name Rahill Rathvilly iii  
Brownbog     Hacketstown Rathvilly iv  
Bunnagurragh Bun na gCurrach Bottom of the Moors Barragh Forth xxi  
Burgage Buirgheis Burgage Land Wells Idrone West xvi  
Burton Hall or Browneen and Ballynakill Baile na Cille Town of the Church Urglin Carlow ii and iii On 23/3/1840 John Burton applied to have the old names changed and Burton Hall engraved on the O.S. map instead.
Busherstown     Killerig Carlow vii and viii  
Butlersgrange     Tullowphelim Rathvilly viii and ix  
C            
Cannonsquarter     Fennagh (Det.) Rathvilly viii Called after the Canons of St. Thomas's Abbey, Dublin
Cappagh Ceapach A Plot of Land Ballon Forth xxii  
Cappawater Ceapa Bhaiteir Walton's Plot (of land) Myshall Forth xvii  
Carlow Ceitearlach Quadruple Lake Carlow Carlow vii Ruins of Castle, etc.
Carrarea Ceathramha Riach Grey Quarter Clonmore Rathvilly ix  
Carrickduff Carraig Dubh Black Rock Barragh Forth xxi  
Carrickslaney Carraig Slaine Rock of the Slaney Aghadeand Ballon Forth xiii  
Carrig Beg Carraig Beag Little Rock Dunleckney Idrone East xvi  
Carriglead Carraig Leithead Broad Rock St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv  
Carrig More Carraig Mór Big Rock Dunleckney Idrone East xvi  
Carrignafecka Carraic na Feice Rock of the Fack Sliguff Idrone East xix  
Carrigpark Carraig   Dunleckney Idrone East xvi  
Cashel Caisiol A Stone Fort Kiltennel Idrone East xix and xxii  
Castlegrace   Castle Grace Ahade Forth xiii Castle of Raymond Le Gros
Castlemore Caislean Mór Great Castle Fennagh (Det.) Forth xiii Castle built by De Lacy
Castletown Baile an Caisleain Castle Town Tullowmagimma Carlow vii and xii Castle made into dwellinghouse
Chaplestown     Clonmelsh Carlow vii  
Clanagh Cluanach Meadow Land St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv  
Clashganny Clais Gainimhe Sand Pit Ullard St. Mullins Lower xxii and xxiv  
Cloghna Cloch an Atha Stone of the Ford Cloydagh Carlow vii and xii  
Cloghristick Cloch Risteoig Richard's (Dick's) Stone, or Stone House Cloydagh Carlow xii  
Clogrenan Cloc grianain Stone or Stone House of the Sunny Lane Cloydagh Carlow xii Ruins of Castle
Clomony Cladh Muine Ditch or Wall of the Shrubbery Ballyellin Idrone East xix  
Clomony Cladh Muine Ditch or Wall of the Shrubbery Clonygoose St. Mullins Lower xix Also Idrone East Barony
Clonacur Cluain na Cora Meadow of the Weir or Dam Dunleckney Idrone East xvi  
Clonbulloge or Ballycallon Cluain Bolg Town or Meadow of the Sacks Fennagh Idrone East xiii and xvii  
Clonee East and West Cluain Aodha Hugh's Meadow or Lawn Myshall Forth xvii  
Cloneen Cluainain A Small Lawn or Meadow Nurney and Agha Idrone East xii  
Clonegan Cluain Egan Egan's Meadow or Lawn Fennagh Idrone East xiii and xvii  
Clonegall Cluain na nGall Lawn of the Foreigners Moyacomb St. Mullins Upper xviii  
Clonetoose Cluain Tuas Upper Lawn or Meadow Fennagh Idrone East xvii  
Clongarron alias Clongane Cluain Garrain or Gearrain Lawn of the Copse or Garran Moyacomb St. Mullins Upper xviii  
Clonmacshane Cluain Mic Seain McShane's Lawn or Meadow Templepeter Forth xzii and xiii  
Clonmelsh Cluain Milis Sweet Lawn or Meadow Clonmelsh Carlow xii and xv  
Clonmore Cluain Mór Great Lawn or Meadow Old Leighlin Idrone West xv  
Clonmore Cluain Mór Great Lawn or Meadow Clonmore Rathvilly ix  
Clonmullen Cluain Muillin Lawn of the Mill Barragh Forth xxi Eileen Aroon's Castle
Clonogan Cluain Ogain Hogan's Lawn Moyacomb St. Mullins Upper xviii Site of old Castle
Cloneygoose Cluain na gCuas Lawn of the Caves or of the Ears Clonygoose Idrone East xxii Holy Well. Ruins of Church
Clorusk Lower and Upper Clo rusc Stone or Stone House of the Moor or Marsh Killinane Idrone West xv and xvi  
Closh Clais A Trench or Furrow Ballon Forth xiii and xvii  
Closutton Clo Sutan Sutton's Stone or Stone House Killinane Idrone West xv and xvi  
Clowater Cloch Bhaiteir Walter's Stone or Stone House Clonygoose Idrone East xix  
Clowater Cloch Bhaiteir Walter's Stone or Stone House Ballyellin St. Mullins Lower xix  
Commons     Ballon Forth xiii and xvii  
Coneykeare Coiniceir A Coney Warren or rabbit Warren Wells Idrone West xi and xii  
Constable Hill Baile an Fuinnseóig Town of the Ash Trees Hacketstown Rathvilly iv and ix  
Coolalaw Cúl a Lagha Back of the Hill Clonmore Rathvilly ix  
Coolasnaghta Cúl a tSneachta Back of the Snow Fennagh Idrone East xx  
Coole Cuil A Corner or Angle Rathvilly Rathvilly iv  
Coolmannagh Cúil Manach Corner or Angle of the Monks Haroldstown Rathvilly iv and ix  
Coolnacuppoge Cúl na gCupóg Back of the Hill of the Dock Leaves Sliguff Idrone East xvi and xix  
Coolnakeeran Cúl na gCaorthan Back of the Rowan Tres Old Leighlin Idrone West xi  
Coolnakisha Cúl na Cise Back of the Kesh or Wicker Bridge Old Leighlin Idrone West xi and xii  
Coolnamara Cúl na Mara Back of the Sea Ullard St. Mullins Lower xxiv  
Coolnapish Cúl na Pise Corner or Angle of the Peas Dunleckney Idrone East xvi  
Coolnasheegan Cúl na Siogan Corner of Crows (Frequented by Birds) Myshall Forth xvii  
Coolroe Cúl Ruadh Red Back (of a Hill) Moyacomb St. Mullins Upper xiv and xvii  
Coolyhune Cúil Uí Chuain O'Quan's Corner or Angle St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv  
Coonogue Cunóg A Nook or Corner Kiltennell Idrone East xxiii  
Coppenagh Copenach Abounding in Dock Leaves Tullowphelim Rathvilly viii  
Corries or Corriemore Corraidhe Weirs or Dams Lorum Idrone East xix  
Cournellan Cobhar Niallain Neylan's Hollow Ullard St. Mullins Lower xxii and xxiv It is not Courtnellan (J. O'D.)
Craan Carrán Rocky Ground Barragh Forth xvii and xxiii  
Craanaha Craan Átha Rocky Land of the Ford Fennagh Idrone East xvii  
Craanlusky Craan Loisc Rocky Land of the Cane Tullowcreen Idrone West vi, xi and xii  
Craanpursheen Crán or Carran a Puirrsín Rocky Land of the Spearmint Ballon Forth xiii and xvii  
Craans Carrán Rocky Ground Ardoyne Rathvilly xiii and xiv  
Cranavonane Crana Bhunnan Rocky Land at the Mountain Foot Tullowcreen Idrone West xi anc xii  
Cranemore Carrán Mór Great Carran or Rocky Ground Barragh Forth xvii and xxii  
Crannagh Cranach Arborous or Woody Kiltennell Idrone East xxiii  
Crecrin Creicrin Rocky Ground Crecrin Rathvilly ix  
Croanruss Crón Ros Brown Wood Myshall Forth xvii and xx  
Croanliegh Cróna Liath Grey Hollow Barragh Forth xvii  
Croneskagh (Lower and Upper) Crón Sgeath Hollow of the Briars or Brambles Clonmore Rathvilly iv, ix and x  
Crowsgrove     Barragh Forth xviii  
Cunaberry Conadh Bearaigh Berry or Bearach's Firewood or Faggot Land Ballon Forth xiii  
Curragh Currach A Moor Hacketstown Rathvilly iv  
Curraghcruit Currach a Chruit Moor of the Hump or Tummock Dunleckney Idrone East xix St. Andrew's Well
Currane Corrán A Reaping Hook Clonygoose Idrone East xix  
Currenree or Corrybeg Corr an Ríogh The King's Weir Sliguff Idrone East xix  
D            
Davisshill   Davy's Hill Clonmore Rathvilly ix Sub-denomination of Clonmore Castle Lands
Deerpark, new and old     Barragh Forth xx and xxi  
Demesne     Old Leighlin Idrone West xi  
Donore Dun Uabhair Fort of Pride Lorum and Sliguff Idrone East xvi and xix St. Molaise's Well
Downings Duinidhe Little Dunes or Earthen Forts Tullowphelim Rathvilly iii and viii  
Dranagh Dreanach Abounding in Brambles St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv and xxvi  
Drisoge Driseog A Bramble Ballon Forth xiii Made in Drishoge in the Irish Counties J. O'D.)
Drumfea Druim Feidh Ridge of the Wood Fennagh Idrone East xix and xx  
Drumguin Druim Guin Ridge of the Wounding Hacketstown Rathvilly iv  
Drummin Dromain A Ridge or Long Hill St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxvi  
Drummin Dromain A Ridge or Long Hill   Forth xiii  
Duffery Duibhtir Black District Haroldstown Rathvilly iv and ix  
Dunleckney Duin Leicne Fort of the Hill side Dunleckney Idrone East xix Father Pender's Well. Church Ruins
Dunroe Dun Ruadh Red Dun or Fort Sliguff Idrone East xix  
E            
Eaglehill     Hacketstown Rathvilly iv, v, ix and x  
Emlicon Imleacain Meditallium, i.e., Naval or Centre Kellistown Carlow xiii  
F            
Farranacurragh Fearain na Corra Land of the Weir Old Leighlin Idrone West xi  
Farranafreney Fearain na bFraineach Land of the Freney's Killinane Idrone West xi  
Farranaphlure Fearan na Phlur Land of the Flour Grangeforth Carlow viii  
Feamore Feidh Mór Great Wood Old Leighlin Idrone West xi and xv  
Fennagh Fiónach Fair Field Fennagh Idrone East xvi and xvii  
Fenniscourt   Fennor, a Family Name Wells Idrone East xv, xvi and xix  
Fonthill     Cloydagh Idrone West vii and xii  
Friarstown Baile na mBráthar Town of the Friars Killerig Carlow iii and viii Ruins of Castle, etc.
G            
Garreenleen Garraidh an Lín Garden of the Flax Gilbertstown Forth xiii  
Garretstown     Rahill Rathvilly I and iii  
Garryhill Garbh Coill Rough Wood Myshall Forth xvi, xvii, xix and xx Castle of the MacMurrough's
Garryhundon Gardha Hundon Hundon's Garden Clonmelsh Carlow xii  
Gilbertstown Baile Gilbert Town of Gilbert (FitzGriffin?) Gilbertstown Forth xiii Castle formerly here
Glannaharry Gleann a Caraidh Glen of the Weir Sliguff Idrone East xvi and xix  
Glebe     Barragh Forth xxi  
Glebe     Fennagh Idrone East xii, xiii and xvi  
Glebe     Tullowcreen Idrone West xii  
Glebe     Clonmore Rathvilly ix  
Glebe     St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxvi (2, 3, 6)  
Glebe     St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower (Detached portion) xxvi (2)  

Transcribed by J.J. Woods c2008
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