Church Parish: Killascobe
District Elect. Division: Derryglassaun
Down Survey Name: Carrowcornovragh
Area: 648 Acres 2 Roods 38 Perches
The name Ballinrooaun is the anglicised spelling of its gaelic name of Baile an Ruadháin which translates as the ‘townland of the reddish place’. It derives its name from the vegetation that grew in this area many hundred years ago and there are two distinct reasons as to why the vegetation was this colour ………. Read more.