townland
An Ghréach
genitive: na Gréiche
non-validated name
(Irish)
Greagh
(English)

Glossary

English rough pasture-land?

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

54.1919, -8.18797 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˈgreːx
Áit.
ˈgreːə
Áit.
ˈgreːx
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Gréach = A coarse mountain flat. The term is, also, applied to land that produces coarse grass, like that on mountain sides (Joyce). "
Nóta
1655
Greabrick
DS
1660c
Greaghbricke
BSD Leathanach: 62
1668
Greaghbrigge
ASE Leathanach: 161:34
1685
Greabrik
Hib. Del.
1835
Greagh
TAB Leathanach: 26, 60 (60:16/7)
1836
Greagh
BS:AL
1836
Greagh
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Greaghbrick
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Greaghbricke
DS Map:AL
1836
Greach
pl:AL
1836
Greach,
'a mountain flat'
OD:AL
1836
Greagh
OD:AL

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