Information about Knockaunarka

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cnocán Earca (is known),
hillock of the mullet
Civil Parish:
Ballinakill in Leitrim Barony
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cnocán Earca (is known),
Cloocaun – not known
Cloocawnaurky, written on plan
Cloocawnaurkey Hyacinth Clarke, Esq.
Cloocaunaurkey Mr. O’Callaghan
Cloocawnaurkey Sir John Burke
Cloocaunaurkey The inhabitants
is known
A piece of land which is generally flooded on a river which flows from Loughabaunagh to Lough Derg.
In the S. East end of Cooes South townland about 1¼ mile N. N.E. of Whitegate Village.

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
Knockaunarka is in Cooes South townland.