Cahirciveen =Cathair Saidhbhín - Little Sadhbh's Stone Fort
Irish: Sceilg = a rock
Ballinskelling=Townland of the rock or Townland of the Skellig [Island]
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From: "ni_hansa" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Saturday, June 29, 2002 10:28 AM
>Can anyone suggest a good article or book, where I could read about the
>original meanings of place names, especially from the Iveragh Peninsula
>County Kerry?? I'm especially interested in Caherciveen (sometimes >
> spelled Cahirciveen, or Cahersiveen) or the nearby Ballinskellig.
Tá "Irish Place Names", le Flanagan agus Flanagan agam. Is breá liom é.
Freisin, "Origin and history of Irish Names of Places", le P.W Joyce.
Make sure you get all 3 volumes, intact. Should be about $150 or so.
This is supposedly the best, go bhfios dom.
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Labhair í agus mairfidh sí! (Ní hansa)