townland
Dún Brain
genitive: Dhún Brain
(Irish)
Dunbyrne
(English)

Centrepoint

53.2278, -6.85094 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1613
Dunbryne
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 14 J I
1630c.
Donbryn
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 90 C I
1641-47
Dunbrine
Outlaws Leathanach: 352
1645/1/11
Dunborne
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 813 315r
1654
Donberne
CS VIII Leathanach: 134
1655
Donbeirne
DS
1659
Dunbirn
Cen. Leathanach: 399
1660c
Donbeirne
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 47
1660c
Donedae
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 47
1660c
Doneberine
BSD (RIA)
1660c
Donebirne
BSD (RIA)
1670
Dunbirne
ASE Leathanach: 221
1674
Dunbrin
Kildare Manor
1685
Donbrene
Hib. Del.
1728
Dunbirne
CGn. Leathanach: 58.84.38671
1735
Dunburn
CGn. Leathanach: 83.104.577780
1752
Dunbrin
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1783
Dunburn
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1829
Dunbyrne
TAB
1837
[Dunbyrne]
"There are the remains of an old fort 5 chains across near the centre of the townland…"
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: 1,56
1837
Dunbyrne
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: 1,56
1837
Dunbyrne
pl:AL Leathanach: 1,56
1837
Dunbyrne
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,56
1837
Donbeirne
DS:AL Leathanach: 1,56
1837
Dunbyrne
Preston, Rev.:AL Leathanach: 1,56
1837
Dunbyrne
Dunne, D.:AL Leathanach: 1,56
1837
Dunbyrne
Caffery, T.:AL Leathanach: 1,56
1837
Dunbyrne
Church Reg.:AL Leathanach: 1,56
1837
Dunburn
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,56
1837
Dún Brain, 'Bran's fort,' 'arx Brani'
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,56

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