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 Kilbehenny

‘Gateway to the Galtees’


Place names and their Meanings
Anglesboro
Glenn na gCreabhar
Glen of the Woodcocks
Ballynatona
Baile na Tóna
Town of the Bottom Land
Barna
An Bhearn
The Gap
Behenagh
Beithíneach
Place of the Small Birch Trees
Boher
An Bóthar
The Road
Brackbawn
Breachbán
The Speckled Lea Ground
Carhue (Carrow)
Ceathrú
Quarterland
Carrigeen Mountain.
Sliabh na Charraigín
Small Rock Mountain
Carrigeen
An Carraigín
The Small Rock
Castlequarter
Ceathrú Ghaisleáin
Quarterland of The Castle
Ceolnamohoge
Cúil na mBothóg
Corner of the Huts/Tents
Churchquarter
Ceathrú an Teampaill
Quarter of the Church
Coolattin
Cúil Aitinn
Corner of the Furze
Coolboy
An Chúil Bhuí
The Yellow Corner
Garryvurragha
Garraí Uí  Mhurchú
Garden of the Murphys
Geragh
An Gaorthadh
The Old River Bed/Wooden Glen
Glenacurrane
Gleann an Chorráin
Corner of the Crescent
Kilbehenny
Coill Bheithne
Birchwood
Kiltankin
Cill tSaincín
Church of Sainctin
Kilglass
An Choill Ghlas
The Green Wood
Knockcommane
Cnoc Comáin
The Hill of Coman
Knocknascrow
Cnoc na Srúibhe
Galtee Hill
Lackandarragh
An Leachan Darach
Oakwooded Hillside
Lisnalanniv
Lois na Leanbh
The enclosure of the Infants
Loughananna
Loch an Eanaigh
The Lake of the Marsh
Shrove
An tSruibh Mhór
The Big Snout/Point

Old School Kilbehenny

Thomas Lyons Schoolmaster

Going to the Creamery in Kilbehenny

See Historical on our Gallery Page for old photographs