townland
Na Barra Dubha
genitive: na mBarr Dubh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Barradoos
(English)

Glossary

English top
dubh, dú-, duí-
English black

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the black tops

    Drochthalamh ard fliuch riascach. Is é is dóigh linn gur -s iolra an Bhéarla atá i ndeireadh an logainm seo. Tá Barradoos Mountain SO féin sa bhaile fearainn teorantach bf Coillín an Phearsúin (#28377) laistiar. Tá an sliabh seo i gcoigrích le Contae Uíbh Fhailí an lae inniu.

    Cf. an dá logainm seo a leanas ar thaobh Chontae Uíbh Fhailí den sliabh: 1654 ‘Baresaska on the topp of Slewbloem’ CS X 33 (i gcur síos ar theorainneacha bharúntacht Bhaile an Bhriotaigh (UF)) < Barr Seasca “top of (the) sedgeland” [= c. bf An Seisceann (#41022)] laistiar; agus bf An Barr Leathan “the wide top” (#41455) laisteas.

    Ainmneacha eile:
    Tá ceithre chinn d’imfháluithe (gan ainm) liostaithe anseo san Fhardal Seandálaíochta (www.archaeology.ie). Éiríonn abh An Chlóideach (#116170) i ndeisceart an bhaile fearainn — tugann Lewis 1837 ‘the Barradois or Clodiagh river’ Top. Dict. I 350 ar an abhainn chéanna. Pléitear an t-ainm abhann clóideach “the one that washes, the clean (river)” in Dinnseanchas V 24–25.

Centrepoint

53.1211, -7.58808 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1819
the Barradois
Par. Stat. Imleabhar: III, Leathanach: 314
1819
the river Barradois
Par. Stat. Imleabhar: III, Leathanach: 316
1824
Barradoes
TAB
1837
the Barradois or Clodiagh river
Top. Dict. Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 350
1838
Barrdoo's
CM:AL Leathanach: La036,9
1838
Barra dubha, 'black tops'
OD:AL Leathanach: La036,9
1838
Barradoos
OD:AL Leathanach: La036,9
1838
Barradooes
BS:AL Leathanach: La036,9
1838
Barradoos
pl:AL Leathanach: La036,9
1997
barəˈduːz
Áit. Uimhir : C894b2

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