Fieldnames from Dunmore, Carrigans, Co. Donegal

The same lady who had surveyed the names for Dysertmore came back today with some from Donegal, from very, very close to the border. They are again from around a manor house, Dunmore House (on OpenStreetMap), to be precise. She had added those fieldnames to OpenStreetMap herself, having taught herself by watching the tutorials onContinue reading Fieldnames from Dunmore, Carrigans, Co. Donegal

Of Rocks and Oaks – Fieldnames from Carrigeen and Kilderry

Some weeks or months ago, I had given a fieldpapers map to a neighbour who lives in Carrigeen (Parish of Rathcool). He had met me before, which really seems to be essential, because sending out letters to neighbours I’m unbeknownst¬† to, asking for contributions has yielded nothing so far. He stayed in contact though andContinue reading Of Rocks and Oaks – Fieldnames from Carrigeen and Kilderry

Ranking of fieldnames on OSM by County mid June 2020

As of today, 796 fieldnames have been added to OpenStreetMap for the Republic of Ireland, and 24 for Northern Ireland. Very few of them are village greens, to be honest, but there does not seem to be an official tag to differentiate between a meadow and a green. I use overpass-turbo to get those numbers,Continue reading Ranking of fieldnames on OSM by County mid June 2020