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lough corrib: ferry ?

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lough corrib: ferry ?

The route from Rosscahil leads (passing Brigits garden) to Knockferry at Lough Corrib. I wonder if you can cross lough corrib by ferry with the car ... of is the name "KnockFERRY" just an Irish joke ?

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I don't know if there is a ferry at this location but - as with many placenames in Ireland - the name is probably an anglicisation of an old Gaelic name. Knock is almost certainly the Gaelic name "cnoc" meaning hill. I'm less certain of the origins of ferry - in some placenames, it is suggested that it is derivative of a gaelic name meaning "point" or "spike". Unfortunately, the original meanings of many placenames are lost in the mists of time.

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