townland
Tulaigh Bhánaigh
genitive: Thulaigh Bhánaigh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Tullywana
(English)

Glossary

tulach, tulaigh
English hillock

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    hillock of —
    Ní léir brí bhánaigh anseo

  • English

    hillock of —
    The meaning of bhánaigh is unclear here

Centrepoint

54.1061, -7.91814 latitude, longitude
Irish Grid (with letter)
Computing...
Irish Grid (without letter)
Computing...
Irish Transverse Mercator (ITM)
Computing...

Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Tulaighe-Bhána = White hills. The Irish word, bán, is sometimes applced to places in the sense of waste or untilled. And possibly this is the sense to be understood in this name. "
Nóta
"Arch.Inventory: Sweathouse (site). On the E-facing slope of the steep valley of a N-S Stream, and c. 10m and 200m N of two abandoned farmhouses (227). "
Nóta
1817
Tullywanny
Larkin (Li)
1830c
Tullywonan
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/14) 24
1830c
Tullywannan
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/14) innéacs
1836
Tullywann
BS:AL
1836
Tullyuann
Stacke, Capt.:AL
1836
Tullyuanny
Larkin (Li)
1836
Tulaighe bhána
'white hills'
OD:AL
1836
OD:AL

Please note: Some of the documentation from the archives of the Placenames Branch is available here. It indicates the range of research contributions undertaken by the Branch on this placename over the years. It may not constitute a complete record, and evidence may not be sequenced on the basis of validity. It is on this basis that this material is made available to the public.

Archival and research material provided on this site may be used, subject to acknowledgement. Issues regarding republication or other permissions or copyright should be addressed to logainm@dcu.ie.