Situation; Old Church - called in
Irish Teampull na h-Uachomhbhála;
Stone roofed Chapel N.E. of do.; Stone placed over the doorway inscribed
to James Davoran, its builder, who died 31st July 1725; Tobar Mc Ghuee,
Well at which a “Pattern” was held annually on 10th Feb.;
Its true name supposed to be Tobar Mic Duach and the true day the 3rd
Feb. which is St. Mac Duach’s Day according to all the Calendars;
Binroe Castle called in Irish Caisleán na Binne Ruaidhe (the Castle
of the Red Pinnacle) said to have been built by the O’Loughlins & now
nearly effaced; Ballyganner Castle (remains of) said to have been built
by the O’Loughlins; Ballymurroghoo or Ballymurphy Castle (foundations
of); Called Ballemoroghee in list of O’Loughlin Burren’s
Castles preserved in Lib. Trin. Col. Dub.
Townland in which there is a Castle, placed in this Ph. in a curious
Irish Deed in possession of Mr. Michael Reilly
of Inistymon and also on the engraved Map from Down Survey; Erroneously
placed in Rathborney Ph. by Boundary Surveyor; Copy of the original
Irish Deed of Gillananave O’Davoran.
Translation of Deed.; Lismacteige;
Now called Lismatigue or Cahermatigue and placed in Rathborney Ph.
by the Boundary Surveyor; Lisduane
mentioned in the Deed as in Drumcrehy Parish; but does not now exist
also mentioned in Deed as in Drumcrehy Parish; But not given in
Field Name Book of that Ph.; Kill Colman Bairé in Kilcorney
Ph.; Not now the name of a Townland in that Parish, but St. Colman-vara
remembered there; His Church of Kilcolman-vara after which the
Townland was named not returned in Ph. Field Name Book; Caher called
Liscolman-vara in Poulnaskagh Townland; Sruhaunduff Stream, Baile
Liaganach & Urlingmore
mentioned in the Deed but not set down in any of the Name Books;
Bearnan Fánáin-An-Tadhaile (in-tile); Booley (the green
List of Cahers in the Ph.; Are not all of Pagan origin;
Round forts even of earth continued to be built by Irish Chieftains
down to middle
of 13th century.
Kiltinaun (Cill-tSeanain) Cella
Sancti Senani, children’s
burial place in the Townland to which it gives name and where
it is supposed there was a primitive Irish Church dedicated to St.
the great Patron of the River Shannon & of the Dalcassians;
Kilballymahony, burial place for children in Ballymahony. Probably
the site of a small
Chapel of Ease to the Ph. Church; Cromlechs in Ballyganner
North and South; Kilballymurphy, burial place for children
in Ballymurphy, probably
the site of a small Chapel of Ease to the Ph. Church.