townland
An Carn Buí
genitive: an Chairn Bhuí
validated name
(Irish)
Carnboy
(English)

Glossary

English yellow
English cairn, pile of rocks

Centrepoint

55.0593, -8.34325 latitude, longitude
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Properties

G Gaeltacht

Archival records

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Historical references

1620
Carneboy
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 9 JI
1641
Carneboy al' 'the lower quarter of Rosskatt, Carnboy
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 30 Car I
1776
Rosscallen
Mackenzie
1835
Carnbuie
BS:AL
1835
Carnbuie
Map 1798:AL (DG)
1835
Carn Buidhe
OD:AL
1952
Loch an Chairn Bhuí
Glún. Ros. Leathanach: 136
1955
as a ' Charn Bhuidhe
Clár is an Fhoireann Leathanach: 81

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