County Offaly | Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois

Ferbane Parish

Boora | Ferbane | High Street

Townlands of the Parish

Townland As Gaelige Meaning
Annaghmore Eanach Mór the great marsh
Ardnagros Ard na gCros the hill of the Crosses
Aughaboy Achadh Buí The yellow field
Ballingowan Baile an Ghabhann the town of the smith
Ballinloman Baile an Leamhain the town of the elms
Ballyclare Baile an Chláir The town of the plain
Ballydaly Baile Uí Dhálaigh Daly’s town
Ballylin Baile Uí Fhloinn Flynn’s town
Ballyloughan Baile an Lochain the town of the little lake
Ballyshane Baile Sheáin Sean’s (Shane’s) town
Ballysheil Baile Ui Shiadhail O’Sheil’s town
Ballyvlin Baile Uí Fhloinn Flynn’s town
Ballyvora Baile Uí Mhórdha Moore’s town
Belmont Lios Dearg The red fort
Breehogue Breahóg The wolf field
Camus Cam a turn in the river
Cloghal Beag Cloch Aill Beag small stone declivity
Cloghal More Cloch Aill Mór big stone declivity
Clonboniff Cluain Bainbh meadow of the sucking pig
Clononey More Cluain Damhna the meadow of the heir apparent
Coole Cúl A hill back
Coolnahinch Cúl na hInse the corner/angle of the island
Creggan An Creagán Rocky ground
Curraghaghlassa Currach an Leasa The moor of the fort
Curraghwheery Currach Foithre The moor of the wood
Deerpark Páirc na bhFaidmach  
Derricabeg Doireacha Beag The little oak wood of the cure
Derricamore Doireacha Mór The big oak wood of the cure
Derries Doiridhe Oak groves or woods
Derryholmes Doire Holmes the oak wood of Holmes
(Timolin/Derryharan)    
Endrim An Droim Shoulder shaped hill
Fadenbeg Feadan Beag a small brook
Faddenmore Feadan Mór a big brook
Falsk Fal Sceach the hedge of thorn bushes
Farranmacshane Fearan Mac Sheáin McShane’s land
Fearaghalee Fearach ‘a Laoigh the grassland of the calf
Ferbane Féar Bán White grass
Gallen Gailinn a rock or standing stone
Glebe Gléib church land
Glyn Gleann a valley
Hunston    
Keeloge Caológ The narrow strip of rock
Kilcolgan Beg Cill Colgain The Church of Colgan
Kilcolgan More Cill Colgain The Church of Colgan
Kilcummin Cill Choimin St. Coimin’s Church
Killygally Cill Ealga The Church of Ealga
Kincora Ceann Coraidh The head of the weir
Leabeg Liath Beag The little grey land
Leamore Liath Mór The big grey land
Lisclooney Lios Cluaine the fort of the meadow
Lisdaly Lios Dálaigh Daly’s fort
Lisdermott Lios Diarmada Dermot’s Fort
Lisduff Lios Dubh the black fort
Lissaniska Lios an Uisce the fort of the water
Moneenagunnell Moinín na gCoinneal the little bog of the candles
Moyclare Máigh Cláir The plain of Clare
Moystown Mágh Istean Estiu’s Plain
Noggusboy Cnoc as buí the yellow hill of the fawns
Noggusduff Cnoc as dubh the black hill of the fawns
Rosfaraghan Ros Fearacháin Farrahan’s Wood
Skehanagh Na Sceachanna The thorn bushes
Turraun Turán a little tower or round hill
Vicarstown    
Wheery Foithre woodlands