Some Place Names in The Parish of Ballintoy



Coolmaghery The corner of the plain.
Knocksoghey The hill of the vessel (ship).
Ballintoy The northern town.
Larrybane The White site (of the fort).
Carrickarede The rock of the passage (of the salmon).
Portareevy The port of the dwarf.
Magheracastle The plain of the Cashel (or stone fort).
Lagavar The hollow of the road.
Falltaggart The priest’s boundary.
Broughgammon The fort of the bends.
Ballinlea The town of the calf.


The plain of the space.

Kilmohammogue The church of St. Mohamog.
Knockbane The White hill.
Drumnaheigh  The hill of the kiln.
Carrowreagh The grey quarter-land.
Carrowcroey The quarter-land of the gallows.
Islandmacallan Macallan’s island.
Mannister The monk’s habitation.
Mosside The plain of battle (arrows).
Moycraig The rocky plain.
Islandcorr The island of cranes (birds).
Ballyoglagh Town of the soldiers.
Craignamaddy The rock of the dogs
Curramoney The marshy shrubbery
Carnlelis The cairn of the half fort.
Toberkeagh The well of the blind man.
Croaghmore The great stacked hill.
Croaghbeg The small stacked hill.
Araboy The yellow field.
Fallgarrive The rough hedge or boundary.
Straid The street.
Islandranny The island of ferns.
Islanddarragh The island of the Oak trees.
Lemnagh The horse’s leap.
Drumnagie The windy ridge.
Drumnagesson The ridge of the streams.
Craigalappin The rock of the grave.
Lisbellanagroagh  The fort of the ford- mouth of the stacks.


The townland of the street.

Templastragh The church of the light.
Portbraddan The landing place of the salmon.
Dunseverick Sobhairce’s fort.
Calhame The pass of the hazel wood.
Loughlynch The Iough of the half-island.
Liscolman Colman’s fort.
Knocknagarvon  The hill of the coarse spots/ rough patches.
Castlelea The grey cashel (or fort).
Toberdoney The holy Well.
Scrawnakeehan The Well of the blind.
Cloughnabohill The stone of the boy.

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