School: Loughill

Location:
Ballymunterhiggin, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Eibhlis Ní Mhathghamhna

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Local Place Names

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1026, Page 225

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Derryhirk – a townland – means the oak wood of the boar.

Derrynaseer – a townland – means the oakwood of the carpenter.
Higginstowns – townland – means baite muinntir h-igin, the home of the O’higgins.
Parkeer – townland – páircín means the little field.
Belleek – a village – means beut leice [?] is the Ford mouth of the Flagstone. The place gets its name from the flat surfaced rock in the Ford.

Language
English
Location
Ballymunterhiggin