townland
An Bhrocach Bheag
genitive: na Brocaí Bige
(Irish)
Brockaghbeg
(English)

Glossary

beag, big
English small

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the small grimy land?;
    the small place of badgers?

    Teorantach le bf An Bhrocach (#28388) laistiar ó thuaidh. Portach agus talamh fhliuch sa dá bhaile fearainn (www.epa.ie).

    Cf. bf An Bhrocach (#28036) i gClár Maí Locha.

Centrepoint

53.1681, -7.50932 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1838
Brockaghbeg
BS:AL Leathanach: La036,12
1838
Brocach, 'a badger warren, a fox cover'
OD:AL Leathanach: La036,12
1838
Brockaghbeg
OD:AL Leathanach: La036,12
2005
brɑkəˈbeg
Áit.

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