townland
Gleann Bearú
genitive: Ghleann Bearú
(Irish)
Glenbarrow
(English)

Glossary

English glen

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the glen of Bearú
    (An) B(h)earú (< Bearbha) (#116552) — ainm abhann

    Is i bf An Cuan (#28341) (Cones) taobh thiar de seo atá foinse na Bearú. Tabhair faoi deara an fuaimniú áitiúil 2005 /glenˈbarə/ — tá an fuaimniú céanna le sonrú chomh fada siar le 1641 ‘the Barragh’ (#116552) ar a laghad.

Centrepoint

53.1226, -7.45364 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1774-9
Glanbarrow
Dunne Papers Leathanach: 144
1813
Glanbarrow
CGn. Imleabhar: 665.410.459550
1819
Glen Barrow
the Barrow which issues from a glen called ...
Par. Stat. Imleabhar: III, Leathanach: 313
1823
Cowen and Glanbarrow
TAB
1823
Glandbarrow and Cowen
innéacs
TAB
1832
Clanbarrow
Dunne Papers Leathanach: 146
1838
Glenbarrow
BS:AL Leathanach: La054,16
1838
Glenbarrow
H.C. Bog Rep. 1810:AL Leathanach: La054,16
1838
Glenbarrow
Cahill Co. Map:AL Leathanach: La054,16
1838
Gleann bearrbha, 'glen or valley of the Barrow or silent river'
OD:AL Leathanach: La054,16
1838
Glenbarrow
OD:AL Leathanach: La054,16
2005
glenˈbɑroˑ
Áit.
2005
glenˈbarə
Áit.

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