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This is the Umbrella Project Page for County Cavan - Ireland

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County Cavan

  • Irish: Contae an Chabháin
  • Administrative centre Cavan 1,931 km2 (746 sq mi)
  • Province Ulster
  • Area
  • People from County Cavan are called -
  • Motto Feardhacht is Fírinne (Irish), "Manliness and Truth"

County Cavan is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Border Region and is located in the province of Ulster. It is named after the town of Cavan. Cavan County Council is the local authority for the county.

Main Towns

For a full list see County Cavan, Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

  • Arvagh
  • Bailieborough
  • Ballinagh
  • Ballyhaise
  • Ballyjamesduff
  • Ballymagauran
  • Bawnboy
  • Belturbet
  • Blacklion
  • Butlersbridge
  • Canningstown
  • Cavan
  • Cootehill
  • Crossdoney
  • Dowra
  • Glangevlin
  • Kilcogy
  • Killeshandra
  • Kilnaleck
  • Kingscourt
  • Lough Gowna
  • Milltown
  • Mullagh
  • Mountnugent
  • Redhill
  • Shercock
  • Stradone
  • Swanlinbar
  • Virginia

For Information about research in the County, including lists of people of renown connected to County Cavan and Families Researched on Geni go to County Cavan - Family Heads link to follow

For Historical information about County Cavan visit Historic County Cavan link to follow - including connections to Historical figures, Gentry and political people connected with County Cavan.

County Cavan, Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

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Please do not add the profiles off all your County Cavan born ancestors to this project or the People connected to County Cavan project. Rather add the earliest known person of a County Cavan family to the County Cavan' - Family Heads] project. link to follow

References and Sources

Parish Map

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Source: - http://www.ancestryireland.com/civil-parish-maps-for-ulster/civil-parishes-of-county-cavan/''

  1. Annagelliff
  2. Annagh
  3. Ballintemple
  4. Bailieborough
  5. Ballymachugh
  6. Castlerahan
  7. Castleterra
  8. Crosserlough
  9. Denn
  10. Drumgoon
  11. Drumlane
  12. Drumlumman
  13. Drumreilly
  14. Drung
  15. Enniskeen
  16. Kilbride
  17. Kildallan
  18. Kildrumsherdan
  19. Killashandra
  20. Killinagh
  21. Killinkere
  22. Kilmore
  23. Kinawley
  24. Knockbride
  25. Larah
  26. Lavey
  27. Loughan of Castlekeeran
  28. Lurgan
  29. Moybolgue
  30. Mullagh
  31. Munterconnaught
  32. Scrabby
  33. Shercock
  34. Templeport
  35. Tomregan
  36. Urney