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Dunaff

Dunaff is a large townland, 700' above sea level. There is a large headland with high hills, many small islands, sea rocks, ports, etc. Half of the land is arable and the rest is rough mountain grazing. Dunaff Post office and Tiernasligo school are located here. There are six villages or parts; Tirhun; Falprobog; Dunaff; Tiernasligo; Ballynacarta and Baloor.

Dunaff / Dún damh - Fort of the Oxen

Downan Inq No.11 Jac 1621
Downane Pat. 1q Jac I 1621
Downane Inq No 1 Car I 1625
Doonass CS 1654 (recte Doonaff)
Downaff Census c 1659
Dooneffe BSD 1660f
Dunaff HMR 1665
Downane / Downaffe Pink 1669
Downane / Downaffe Grant 16 Car I 1640
Donaff Rent 1741
Dunaff Crow 1767
Duna / Dunaff Rent 1798
Dunaff Mason 1814
Dunaff TAB 1828

Landmarks

Two waterfalls, A smithy, A flagstaff, Signal station
Dunaff Hill - 690', Carrickatemple Island (this name is never heard now)
Sloddan Port, Binnastooka, Binanillar, Black Rocks, Bothanvarra
Binnashoke, Portbane, Seagull Island or Illangarrive, Dunaff Head
Colum Point, Binboy, Dunaff Bay, Altars, Fort


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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