townland
Bordaíol Mhór
genitive: Bhordaíol Mhór
non-validated name
(Irish)
Bordwell Big
(English)

Glossary

English great, big

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    famous resort, assembly?
    < Bordgal, foirm Shean-Ghaeilge de Bordigala na Laidine (= Bordeaux na Fraince)

    Pléann Mac Giolla Easpaig an bhrí a tháinig ar an logainm iasachta seo sa Ghaeilge san alt leis ‘The Significance of the Placename Temair’ in The Kingship and Landscape of Tara 428. Tá nóta ar an ainm ag an gCorragánach in History and Antiquities of the Diocese of Ossory II 58.

    Feach bf Bordaíol/Boherdeel (UF38) (#41377).

Centrepoint

52.8764, -7.5301 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1655
Bordwell, part of
DS Par. (Reeves)
1659
Bordwell
Cen. Leathanach: 492
1660c
Bordwell
BSD (La) Leathanach: 133
1660c
Bordwell, The Moyety of
BSD (La) Leathanach: 133
1666
Bordwell, the moiety of
ASE Leathanach: 69
1685
Bordwell
Hib. Del.
1805
Boardwell R.
Cahill (La)
1838
Big Bordwell
Heaney, Rev.:AL Leathanach: LA011,13
1838
Big Bordwell
Stubber, R. H.:AL Leathanach: LA011,13
1838
Big Bordwell
OD:AL Leathanach: LA011,13
1838
Bodwell
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: LA011,13
1838
Big Bordwell
BS:AL Leathanach: LA011,13
1838
Bodwell
HCSV:AL Leathanach: LA011,13

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