townland
Ard Uinseachán
genitive: Ard Uinseachán
(Irish)
Ardunsaghan
(English)

Glossary

ard
English height; high

Centrepoint

54.0365, -7.72915 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
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"Pinkman: Ard-Uinnseachán = Height of the ash trees. Fuinneach or uinnseach, a place or ash trees. Uinnseachán is a diminutive form "
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"Arch.Inventory: Earthwork (site). In pasture on a rise on the S shore of Garadice Lough (162). Church (site). Near the bank of a small stream on a S-facing slope (172). "
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1621
Ardfighan alias Ardvusechan
CPR Leathanach: 525a
1660c
Ardronsaghane
BSD Leathanach: 16
1836
Ardunsahan
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Ardunsahun
BS:AL
1836
Ardunsahun
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Ardunsan
HCSR:AL 
1836
Ard unsachan
pl:AL
1836
Ard unsachan
'hill of the ash'
OD:AL
1836
Ardunsaghan
OD:AL

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