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- Place-names in Gowlain district are Inse Mór, Inse Beag, Ciocán Garbh, Gáirdín Glas, an Gairdín, Árd Ruadh, na gleannta, ciocán breac, Browne's Haggard.
Inse Mór is a large meadow field where the grass grows very high.
Inse Beag is a small meadow-field. Ciocán Garbh is a little hill where the grass grows very thick and coarse. An ciocán is a little height where the land is very fertile.
Gáirdán Glas is so called because it is a green field on the side of a hill. The people in olden times set potatoes there and the ridges cane still be seen. They are also the ruins of an old house there.
Árd Ruadh is a little height where the heath grows low and red.
Na gleannta is a place where there are a number of little hills and steep valleys.
Ciocán breac is a little hill which is(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- M. Nic Eachmharcaigh