Granard Parish Boundary Surveyor's Sketch
Gran�rd, hill of the grain. Most Irish Authorities. Granairud Tethba Tuaiscirt, .i. Gran�rd indi�. Book of the Dun Cow (Lebor na hUidhre).
Granard J. 0'D.
Granard Down Survey
This parish lies in the eastern part of the County of Longford and in the barony of Granard. It is in the diocese of Ardagh and the Ecclesiastical Province of Armagh, and gives title to the family of Forbes.