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Placename : Drumcannon

In Irish : Drom Conáin     Administrative Unit : Parish     Audio File (.wav) Pronunciation Audio File

Administrative Details:

The name is scarcely ecclesiastical. Of course, it may be that Conan was the original founder of the church, as he or a namesake was founder of two other ancient churches in the county. Locally however he is believed to have been a pagan warrior, companion of Fionn MacCumhail, noted for his boasting and his bald head.


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Parish Location Map:

Ballinattin, Ballycarnane, Ballycoardra, Ballydrislane, Ballykinsella, Ballyknock, Carriglong, Castletown, Coolnagoppoge, Crobally Lower, Crobally Upper, Drumcannon, Duagh, Garrarus, Killowen, Knockanduff, Lisselan, Monloum, Monvoy, Newtown, Pickardstown, Quillia, Tramore Burrow, Tramore East, Tramore West, West-town,

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