Celebrating Ulster's Townlands

 

PLACE_NAMES IN THE EXHIBITION FROM COUNTY DOWN

 

Place-name

Irish/Other Language

Translation

Townland?

County etc

Aghnavalloge

Achadh na bhFáinleog

"field of the swallows"

townland

Down

Annaghanoon

Eanach an Uain

"marsh of the lamb"

townland

Down

Annahilt

Eanach Eilte

"marsh of the doe"

parish

Down

Annahunshigo

Eanach Uinseogach

"marsh of ash trees"

townland

Down

Aughnadarragh

Achadh na Darach

"field of the oak tree"

townland

Down

Aughnaskeagh

Achadh na Sceiche

"field of the thorn"

townland

Down

Ballydorn

Baile an Doirn

"townland of the dorn/tidal pass

townland

Down

Ballylough

Baile an Locha

"townland of the lough"

townland

Down

Ballymacanally

Baile Mhic an Fhailí

"McAnally's townland"

townland

Down

Ballymacateer

Baile Mhic an tSaoir

"McAteer's townland"

townland

Down

Ballymacbredan

Baile Mhic Bhrídín

"McBredan's townland"

townland

Down

Ballymacbrennan

Baile Uí Bhranáin

"Brannon/Brennan's townland"

townland

Down

Ballymacmaine

Baile Mhic Mhiacháin

"Meehan's townland"

townland

Down

Ballymagaraghan

Baile Mhig Aracháin

"Magaraghan's townland"

townland

Down

Ballymagin

Baile Mhig Fhinn

"Maginn's townland"

townland

Down

Ballymakeonan

Baile Mhic Eoghanáin

"McEonan's townland"

townland

Down

Ballynafern

Baile na bhFearn

"townland of the alders"

townland

Down

Ballynahatty

Baile na hÁite Tí

"townland of the house site"

townland

Down

Ballyree

Baile an Fhraoigh

"townland of the heather"

townland

Down

Bangor

Beannchar

"staked/wattled fence"

 

Down & Wales

Carlingford

Kerling Fjorthr (ON) 

"the hag's fjord"

sea lough

Down & Louth

Carrowbaghran

Ceathramh Báchrán

"bogbean quarter"

townland

Down

Castlereagh

An Caisleán Riabhach

"the speckled castle"

district

Down

Clough

An Chloch

"the stone building"

townland

Down

Cloughmore

An Chloch Mhór

"the big stone"

 

Down

Conlig

Coinleac

"hound stone"

townland

Down

Coolsallagh

Cúil Saileach

"corner of willows"

townland

Down

Corby Knowe

 

"crow hillock"

 

Down

Crawtree

 

"the crow tree"

 

Down

Crotlieve

Crotshliabh

"hump mountain"

mountain

Down

Crown Mound

Áth Cruithean

"ford of the Cruthin"

 

Down

Derrydrummuck

Doire Droma Muc

"oakwood of the ridge of pigs"

townland

Down

Down

Dún <Dún Lethglaise

"fort of the green side"

parish

Down

Dromore

Droim Mór

"big ridge"

parishes

Down &Tyrone

Drumawhy

Droim an Chuaigh

"ridge of the cuckoo"

townland

Down

Drumbo

Droim Bó

"ridge of the cows"

townland

Down

Drumiller

Droim Iolair

"hill of the eagle"

townland

Down

Drumnahare

Dromainn an Choirthe

"ridge of the standing stone"

townland

Down

Drumsillagh

Droim Saileach

"willow ridge"

townland

Down

Dundonald

Dún Dónaill

"Dónall's hillfort"

parish

Down

Dundrum

Dún Droma

"fort of the ridge"

 

Down

Duneight

Dún Echdach

"Eochaidh's dún"

townland

Down

Fofanny

Fófannaigh

"thistle place"

townland

Down

Gowks Hill

 

"cuckoo's hill" may be a surname

 

Down

Gregorlough

Grágarlach

"place of treestumps"

townland

Down

Hillhall

Lann Mo Cholmog

"St Colman's church"

townland

Down

Hillsborough

Cromghleann

"crooked glen"

parish

Down

Inch

Inis

"island"

townland

Down

Inisharoan

Inis an Róin

"island of the seal"

island

Down

Killaney

Cill Eidhnigh

"ivy church"

townland

Down

Killinure

Coill an Iúir

"wood of the yew tree"

townland

Down

Kinnegar

Coneygarth (Eng.)

"rabbit warren"

townland

Down

Kircubbin

Cill Ghobáin

?"St Gobán's church"

townland

Down

Knockinelder

Cnoc an Iolair

"hill of the eagle"

townland

Down

Knocknagoney

Cnoc na gCoiníní

"hill of the rabbits"

townland

Down

Knocknahatten

Cnoc na hAitinne

"hill of the gorse"

 

Down

Lecale

Leath Cathail

"Cathal's half"

district

Down

Legamaddy

Lag na Madadh

"hollow of the dogs/foxes"

townland

Down

Legananny

Liagán Áine

"Áine's little standing stone"

townland

Down

Lisnashanker

Lios na Seanchraobh

"fort of the old trees"

townland

Down

Lisnasharragh

Lios na Searrach

"fort of the foals"

 

Down

Lough Brickland

Loch Bhricleann

"Bricriu's lake"

lake

Down

Lough Mannan

Loch Manannáin

"Manannán's lake"

 

Down

Loughinisland

Loch an Oileáin

"lough of the island"

parish

Down

Magheralin

Machaire Lainne

"plain of the church"

parish

Down

Magherally

Machaire Abhlaigh

"plain of apple trees"

townland

Down

Moneygore

Mónaigh Gabhar

"bog of goats"

townland

Down

Mourne Mountains

Múrn

"Mugdorn tribe"

district

Down

Mullafernaghan

Mullach Fearnacháin

"hill of the aldery place"

townland

Down

Murlough

Múrlach < Muirbholg

"sea-bag"

townland

Down (Antrim)

Newry

An tIúir (An Iúraigh)

"the yew (place of yews)"

parish

Down

Rademon

Ráth Demmáin

"Demmán's rath"

townland

Down

Raffrey

Reachraigh

?"place by water"

townland

Down

Rathfriland

Ráth Fraoileann

"Fraoile's fort"

town

Down

Routing Wheel, the

routing wheel (SC)

"roaring whirlpool"

 

Down

Sliddery Ford

Áth na gCloch Beó

"ford of the living stones"

ford

Down

Slieve Bearnagh

Sliabh Bearnach

"the gapped mountain"

hill

Down

Slieve Donard

Sliabh Domhanghairt

"St Donard's mountain"

hill

Down

Slieve Gullion

Sliabh gCuilinn

"mountain of holly/steep slope"

hill

Down

Strangford

Strang Fjorthr (ON)

"the strong fjord"

sea lough

Down

Strangford

Loch Cuan

"lough of the harbours"

sea lough

Down

Struel Wells

Sruthail

"stream"

water

Down

Stye Brae

stye brae (SC)

"steep hill"

 

Down

Tamnaharry

Tamhnach an Choirthe

"field of the standing stone"

townland

Down

Taughlumny

Teach Lomna

"Lomna's house"

townland

Down

Trummery

Tromraigh

"elder place"

townland

Down

Tullyrain

Tulaigh Raithin

"hillock of bracken"

townland

Down

Tullyree

Tulaigh Fhraoigh

"hillock of heather"

townland

Down

Whaup Island

 

"curlew island"

 

Down