The name of this parish is not of ecclesiastical origin but borrowed like many others from the name of the townland in which the original church was placed , and this derived it's name from a sepulchral carn which the progress of cultivation has removed.
LSO (LG) Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 352
Litreacha na Suirbhéireachta Ordanáis, Co. Loch Garman / Ordnance Survey letters, Co. Wexford
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