Information about Killaghaunnapasty

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cilleachan na bpaisteadh
little burial place of the children
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cilleachan na bpaisteadh
Killaghnapastagh Mr. Bryan Cahoon, Farmer
This burying place is a circle about 90 links in diameter, and it is here that the inhabitants of this part of the Country bury their still born children.
This burying place is situated in the West part Liscarrowmactully townland 900 links East of the South East corner of Lough a Calla.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Kill alone is the name of more than a score of places in various counties: in most cases it stands for cill, a church: but in some it is for coill, a wood.

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
Killaghaunnapasty is in Lecarrowmactully 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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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service