Information about Slieve Bourke

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Slieve Bourke
Irish Form of Name:
Sliabh Burcaigh
Bourke’s mountain
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Slieve Bourke
this before
A large tract of bog having a distinct name for itself as a townland and is the worst boggy pasture that can be.
Part of which is attached to Ballyconneely townland.

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
Slieve Bourke is in Ballyconneely townland.