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Placename : Colligan

In Irish : Coillige√°n     Administrative Unit : Parish     Audio File (.wav) Pronunciation Audio File

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Description:
The Parish name is non-ecclesiastical, borrowed from the townland on which the ancient church stood. From the parish, in turn, is named the well-known Colligan River, which forms its eastern boundary. The parish is small, but, being remote and mountainous, it furnishes a fair proportion of interesting names.

 

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Townlands:
Carrowgarriff, Carrowgarriff Beg, Carrowgarriff More, Colligan Beg, Colligan More, Colliganmountain, Colliganwood, Curraghnamaddree, Garryclone, Garryduff, Greenane, Knockanpower Lower, Knockanpower Upper, Knocknamaulee, Knockroe,


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