Doonaun

Marian Hardiman

This stile is situated on a boithirin which links Doonaun and Corrandoo
Photo: Marian Hardiman

Townland:                             Doonaun

Civil Parish:                          Moylough

Barony:                                   Tiaquin  

Church Parish:                     Killascobe

District Elect. Division:    Derryglassaun

Poor Law Union:                 Mountbellew

Down Survey Name:         Downan

Area:             203 Acres   0 Roods   0 Perches

1901 Census 

1911 Census 

Ordnance Survey Map 1840

Down Survey Map

Griffiths Valuation 1846 – 1855

Townland Features

Townland Description.

The name Doonaun (Dúnan) derives from “Dún” meaning an ancient or medieval fort.  The name is taken from the highest point in the townland which may either refer to the Cemetery (also called Cilleacháin) or a hill called Laffey’s Hill.   (Read More)

This page was added on 22/09/2014.

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