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Field Names

Bán Ard

High  meadow

Bán na féire

Grassy meadow

Bán na hIns

Riverside meadow

Carraig binn

Rock peak

Crickeen (cricín)

Small boundary field.

Garraí Fada

Long garden

Gorrybe (garraí  bia)

Food garden

Kinabeg (Cinn Beag)

Small headland

Knickeen (cnoicin)

Little hill.

Knock or Cnoc

The hill

Lacken (Leacan)


Páirc an teampaill

Church field as there was a church here long ago.

Páirc an trucail

Field of the cart because tinkers camped here long ago .

Páirc na sceacha

Field of the bushes.

Páircín glas

Little green field. It has green circles or fairy rings in the Autumn. These are called crop marks

Parkeen  Aedh (Páircín Aodh)

Mogue’s   Field

Rath field

There is rath or fort here (We have lots of fields called after raths)

The  Carraigín

Little Rock

The  Gaiseach

Place or field of shallow water

The Faha (faiche) 

Lawn  or playing field.

The moochawn (múchán)

Heap of stones in the middle of  field


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