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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
M            
Moyvalley Maighe Bheallaigh Plain of the Road or Pass Kiltennell Idrone East xxii and xxiii  
Mullannagaun Mullan na gCean Field of the Heads St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxii, xxiii and xxiv Ancient Burial Ground
Mullanaskeagh Mullan na Sgeach Field of the Braes St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv  
Mullanavode Mullan na bFod Field of the Sods St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv  
Myshall Magh Íseal Low Plain Myshall Forth xxvii and xx Holy Well
N            
Nash's Quarter   Nash is an English family Name Haroldstown Rathvilly iv  
Newacre     Painestown Carlow ii  
New Garden Garraid Nua New Garden Painestown Carlow ii  
Newstown     Ardoyne Rathvilly xiv I suppose this is a translation of Baile na Sgeal (J. O'D.)
Newtown Baile Nua New Town Agha Idrone East xii and xvi  
Newtown Baile Nua New Town St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv  
Nurney An Urnaighe The Oratory Nurney Idrone East xii Stone Crosses
O            
Oakpark of Painstown     Painstown Carlow ii  
Old Leighlin Sean Leithglinn Old Half Glen Old Leighlin Idrone West xi and xv Ancient Church. Cross and Holy Well
Oldtown Sean Baile Old Town Ballyellin Idrone East xix and xxii Electoral Division of Ballyellin
Oldtown Sean Baile Old Town Nurney Idrone East xii Electoral Division of Nurney
Oldtown Sean Baile Old Town Clonmore Rathvilly ix Electoral Division of Clonmore
Oldtown Sean Baile Old Town Kinneagh Rathvilly iii Electoral Division of Kinneagh
Orchard Abhall Gort Apple Garden Nurney Idrone East xii  
Ouragh Odhoragh Pale Grey Land Tullowphelim Rathvilly viii and xiii  
Owlbeg Abhall Beag Small Orchard Clonygoose Idrone East xxii  
P            
Park     Ballinacarrig Carlow vii  
Parknakyle Páirc na Coill Field of the Wood Old Leighlin Idrone West xi  
Patrickswell     Rathvilly Rathvilly iv Blessed Well
Phillipstown     Kinneagh Rathvilly iii  
Pollerton Little and Big     Carlow Carlow ii and vii Pollard is a Family Name (J O'D.)
Porchavodda Pairsean Mhadaidh The Dog's Manger Hacketstown Rathvilly iv  
Portrushen Lower and Upper Port Ruisin Bank of the Underwood or Brushwood Kiltegan Rathvilly iv Church formerly here
Powerstown     Clonmelsh Carlow xii Belonged to Killerig Preceptory
Q            
Quinagh Cuineach Of Corners or Angles Ballinacarrig Rathvilly vii  
R            
Raheen Raithín A Small Earthen Fort Old Leighlin Idrone West xi  
Raheen Raithín A Small Earthen Fort Clonmore Rathvilly ux Raheenrels (J. O'D.) Old name.
Raheen Raithín A Small Earthen Fort Haroldstown Rathvilly iv and ix Raheendishogue (J. O'D.) Old name
Raheen Raithín A Small Earthen Fort Barragh Forth xvii  
Raheendaw Raitín Uí Deaghaidh O'Dea's Little Earthen Fort Kinneagh Rathvilly iii  
Raheendarragh Raitín Darach Little Fort of the Oak Kiltennell Idrone East xx and xxiii  
Raheendoran Raitín Dorain Doran's Little Earthen Fort Cloydagh Idrone West vii and xii  
Raheenkillane Raitín Cille Áine Little Rath of Killane Ballyellin Forth xvii  
Raheenkyle Raitín Coill Little Rath of the Hazel (wood) Kiltennell Idrone East xx and xxiii  
Raheenleigh Raitín Liath Grey Little Rath Myshall Forth xx  
Raheenwood Coill Raitín Wood of the Raheen or Small Earthen Fort Myshall Idrone East xvi and xvii  
Raheenwood Coill Raitín Wood of the Raheen or Small Earthen Fort Old Leighlin Idrone West xi and xv  
Rahill Raitil Rath of the Stone Rahill Rathvilly I, ia, iii and iv Ruins of Church and Burial Ground
Rainestown Baile an Raitiu Town of the Little Rath Killerig Carlow iii  
Rathanna Rath Hanna Hanna's Rath or Fort Kiltennell Idrone East xxiii  
Rathbaun Rath Bán White Rath Grangeforth Carlow viii  
Rathcrogue Rath Cruadhog Crogue's Rath or fort Tullowmagimma Carlow vii  
Rathdaniel Rath Domhnaill Daniel's Rath or Fort Kinneagh Rathvilly iii  
Rathduff Rath Dubh Black Rath or Fort Dunleckney Idrone East xvi  
Rathedan Rath Aedain Rath of Aidan or Etán Agha Idrone East xii and xvii Book of Ballymote
Ratheeragh Rath Fidherach  Fiachra's Rath or Fort Ardoyne Rathvilly xiii  
Rathellin Rath Eibhlinne Eibhlinne's Rath Agha Idrone East xii and xvi  
Rathercan Rath Earcain Erkan's Fort Fennagh Idrone East xvi and xvii  
Rathgeran Rath Gearain Gearan's Fort St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxii, xxiii and xxv  
Rathglass Rath Glas Green Fort Tullowphelim Rathvilly xiii Two Ogham Stones
Rathlyon Rath Liadhain Liadhan's Fort Tullowphelim Rathvilly xiii  
Rathmore Rath Mór Great Rath Rathmore Rathvilly iii Residence of King Colman in 6th century
Rathnafushoge Rath na Fuiseóige Rath of the Lark Hacketstown Rathvilly v  
Rathnagrew Lower and Upper Rath na Geric Fort of the Horse Shoes (odd name) (J. O'D.) Hacketstown Rathvilly v  
Rathnapish Raithín na Píse Little Rath of the Peas Carlow Carlow ii and vii  
Rathnashannagh Rath na Seánach Rath of the Foxes Grangeforth Carlow viii  
Rathornan Rath a Carnan Rath of the Carn or Heap Tullowcreen Idrone East xii  
Rathnageeragh Rath na gCaorac Fort of the Sheep Fennagh Idrone East xx Castle of the McMurroughs
Rathrush Rath Ruis Fort of the Wood Gilbertstown Forth xiii  
Rathtoe Rath Tua North Rath or Fort Gilbertstown Forth viii and xiii  
Rathvarron Rath Bhairin Bairinn's Rath or Fort Ardoyne Rathvilly xiii and xiv  
Rathvilly Rath Bhile Fort of the Old Tree Rathvilly Rathvilly iii and iv Ancient Moat and Castle
Rathvindon Rath Bhindon Bindon's Rath Tullowcreen Idrone West xii  
Rathwade Rath Wade Rath or Fort of the family of Wade Agha Idrone East xii  
Redbog Móin Ruadh Red Bog Clonmore Rathvilly x  
Ricketstown or Bettyfield   Town of Ricket or Little Richard Kinneagh Rathvilly iii  
Ridge     Old Leighlin Idrone West xi and xvi  
Rocksavage     St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxii  
Roscat Ros Cath Wood of the Battle (of Kellistown) Ardristan Rathvilly viii and xiii  
Rosdellig Ros Deilg Wood of the Thorn Kiltennell Idrone East xxii and xxiii  
Rosacurra Ros a Cuiraigh Wood of the Moor Myshall Forth xvii and xx  
Roslee Ros Liath Grey Little Fort Myshall Forth xvii  
Russelstown     Killerig Carlow iii and viii  
S            
St. Mullins Tigh Moling St. Moling's House St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv and xxvi Church Ruins, cross and Holy Well
Scotland     Hacketstown Rathvilly v  
Seskin Seiscean A Quagmire, Sedgy Land St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxii and xxiv  
Seskin Lower and Upper Seiscean A Quagmire, Sedgy Land Old Leighlin Idrone West xi and xii  
Seskinamadra Seiscin na Madra Sedgy Marsh of the Dogs or Foxes Sliguff Idrone East xix and xx  
Seskinrea Seiscin Ratha Sedgy Marsh of the Fort Old Leighlin Idrone West xi  
Seskinryan Seiscin Ua Riaghain O'Ryan's Sedge or Marsh Lorum Idrone East xvi and xix  
Shangarry Sean-garraidh Old Garden Myshall Forth xvii  
Sheean Siodhan A Fairy Mount Myshall Forth xvii  
Sherwood or Dukespark     Barragh Forth xvii  
Slaneyquarter   Called from the River Slaney Grangeforth Rathvilly viii  
Sherwood Park     Barragh Forth xiii and xvii  
Skahanrane Sceachain Rathain Bush of the Fort Lorum Idrone East xix  
Slievedurda Sliabh Durda Durda's Mountain St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv  
Sliguff Slig Dhubh Black Road, Way or Pass Sliguff Idrone East xvi and xix  
Spahill     Kiltennell Idrone East xix and xxii Spa Well here formerly
Sragh Srath A Holm or Strath Ballon Forth xiii and xvii  
Staplestown   Town of the Market (J. O'D.) Ballinacarrig Carlow vii Formerly written "Staplerstown"
Straboe Srathbó Holm of the Cow Straboe Rathvilly iii and viii Church, Castle and Holy Well
Straduff Srath-dubh Black Strath or Holm Myshall Idrone East xvii  
Stralusky Srath Leisgthe Burned or scorched Strath or Holm Hacketstown Rathvilly iv  
Strawhall     Carlow Carlow ii and vii  
T            
Tankardstown   Tankard is a Family Name Tullowphelim Rathvilly viii and ix  
Templenaboe Teampull na Bó Church of the Cow St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxvi St. Moling and Boromhean Tribute
Templeowen Teampull Eoghain Owen's Church Fennagh (Det) Rathvilly viii Augustinian Friary
Templepeter Teampull Peadair St. Peter's Church Templepeter Forth xii and xiii Ancient Church and Burial Ground
Tiknock Tigh Cnoic House of the Hill Rathvilly Rathvilly iv  
Tinnacarrig Tigh na Carraig House of the Rock Ullard St. Mullins Lower xxii and xxiv Kilcullen Holy Well
Tinneclash Tigh na Claise House of the Trench or Furrow Templepeter Forth xiii  
Tinnaclash Tigh na Claise House of the Trench or Furrow Kiltegan Rathvilly iv  
Tinnagarney Tigh na gCearnaig House of the O'Kearney's Wells Idrone West xv  
Tinnahinch Tigh na hInse House of the Inch, Strath or Holm St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv St. Michael's Well
Tinryland Tinne Ruitleain Hill of the Wheel Tullowmagimma Carlow vii  
Toberbride Tobar Brighde St. Brigid's Well Dunleckney Idrone East xvi Well is closed in
Tobinstown Baile Tóibín Tobin's Town Rathvilly Rathvilly iii, iv, viii and ix  
Tomard Lower (1 & 2) and Tomard Upper (1 & 2) Túaim Árd High Mound Tullowcreen Idrone West vi and xi St. Brigid's Church (in ruins) and Holy Well
Tombeagh Túaim Beithe Mound or Tumulus of the Birch Hacketstown Rathvilly iv Blessed Well here formerly
Tomduff Túaim Dubh Black Mound or Tumulus Kiltennell Idrone East xix, xx, xxii and xxiii  
Tomnaslough Tamhnaigh Salach Dirty Field Wells Idrone West xii  
Tuckamine Tuca Mín Smooth, Rich Land Rathvilly Rathvilly iii and viii  
Tullowbeg Tulach Beag Small Hill Fennagh (Det) Rathvilly viii and xiii  
Tullowphelim Tulaigh Ua Feidhlimidhe Hill of the Hy Felimy (Keating) Tullowphelim Rathvilly viii Monastery, Castle and Holy Well
Turra Toradh Fruit St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv and xxvi  
Turtane Tuartan A Hillock; an isolated Bank Myshall Forth xvii Possibly named from Tortan, a Firbolg King
U            
Ullard Beg and More Abhall Gort Apple Garden Myshall Forth xvii Ancient Church and High Cross
Upton or Ballyhubbock Baile Hoboc Hobock's Town Fennagh Idrone East xvi  
Urglin or Rutland Uirghleann Fresh Glen or Valley Urglin Carlow ii, iii, vii and viii  
V            
Vermount     Clonmore Rathvilly iv and ix  
W            
Walshestown or Ballynabrannagh Baile na mBreathnach Town of the Walshes St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiii and xxv  
Waterstown Baile Bhaitheir (recte) Walterstown Rathvilly Rathvilly iv  
Wells     Wells Idrone West xv and xvi  
Williamstown Baile Uilliam Town of William Rathvilly Rathvilly iv Castle here in olden times
Woodlands     Moyacomb St. Mullins Upper xiv  
Woodside     Hacketstown Rathvilly iv  

Transcribed by JJ Woods c2008
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