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Altahalla

Altahalla is situated between Clonmany and Rooskey River along the west of the main road between Buncrana and Clonmany. It is diamond in shape and is one quarter arable and the rest is rough hill grazing. The centre is composed of a 400' shoulder of Bulbin mountain. Altahall hill is 517'. It comprises of six villages or parts - Altahalla, Gortnamona, Gortfad, Jockeys Town, Meenahaw and Cloghglass.

Altakell / Alta chall - glenside of the hazel

Altoghally Inq. No 11 Jac I 1621
Altoghalla Pat 1q Jac I 1621
Altoghallo Inq No1 Car I 1625
Altehalle Grant 16 Car 1640
Altocally CS 1654
Altically Census c.1659
Altocally BSD 1660f
Altehalle / Altoghallagh Pink. 1669
Altohalla Rent. 1741 osnd (lease n/d)
Altahala / Altahalla Crow 1767
Altahalla Rent 1798
Altahalla / Altohalla Mason 1814
Altahal TAB 1828

not listed in HMR 1665

Other variations of Altahalla in Ireland

There are 91 townlands that begin with Alt - mainly Ulster, some Connaught, very few in the rest of Country


Adderville
Altahalla
Annaugh
Ardagh
Ballyliffin
Ballymacmoriarty
Binnion

Carrickabraghey

Carrowreagh or
Craicnacally

Cleagh
Clonmany
Clonmany Glebe
Cloontagh
Crossconnell

Dunaff

Fegart
Gaddyduff
Kinnea
Lagahurry
Lenan
Letter
Maghernaul
Meendoran
Rasheeny
Roosky
Straid
Straths
Tullagh
Tullynabratillly
Urrismenagh


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