Sruthair – "a river or stream"

Ballisnahyny (West/East)

Ballisnahyny East and West

Field Name Book description from 1838/1839 noted by the surveyors who produced the O.S maps originally.

B.S.S.M. : 5
Baile Lis na hEidhnighe, town of the fort of the ivy.

  • Ballisnahyny West : J. 0’Donovan
  • Ballisnahina : Rev: Jas. Geraghty
  • Balligneheny : Strafford’s Survey

Ballisnahyny East is a central townland: Bounded on the N. by the tds. of Ballynalty and Bunnafollistran; L. by the td. of Ballisnahyny East; S. by Cloghmoyne td.; and W. by the tds. of Mounthenry and Glassavally.

Ballisnahyny West is one of the tds. forming the detached portion of the parish of Kilmainebeg.

It is a central td. Bounded on the N. by Bunnafollistran td.; E. by Cahernabrock td.; S. by Carrowoughteragh td.; and W. by the td. of Ballisnahyny West.


Historical & Archaeological features

Ballisnahynh Castle and Turlough



Ecology & Habitats

Ballisnahyny Turlough

Ballisnahyny Turlough