townland
Na Guaille Dubha
genitive: na nGuaille Dubha
non-validated name
(Irish)
Gulladoo
(English)

Glossary

dubh, dú-, duí-
English black

Centrepoint

53.9445, -7.61994 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
" Cf. Gulladoo, DG, p: Moville Lower, b: Inishowen East Na Guaille Dubha (1981) Gulladoo, TE, p: Donacavey, b: Omagh East "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Drumbreanlis/Gulladoo “Crannóg. Close to the SE shore of the N part…of Gulladoo Lough…near the mouth of the Cullies River where it dlows into the lake. Submerged area…defined by a series of large hewn timber posts…mostly lying prone. The centre is of stone.” (lch 45-6) “Rath. At the crest of the S end of a drumlin ridge.” (96) “Rath. One the S-facing slope of a drumlin.” (96) "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Guala-Dubha = Black shoulders (hills). This is in the south east end of Carrigallen Parish. The shoulders are two hills on the north and south of the lake there – 319 and 281 feet high. On a day that is not too bright one may easily see how descriptive the name is. "
Nóta
1655
Sissiaghnegawle
DS
1660c
Sessiagnigowle
BSD Leathanach: 3
1667
Sessiaghnegouly alias Sessiaghnegoule
ASE Leathanach: 101:23
1685
Sessanegall
Hib. Del.
1817
Gullydoes
Larkin (Li)
1821
Guladuff or Sesianagowl
Cen. 1821 (Carrigallen) Leathanach: 115
1830c
Sessiaghnagole (Gulliduff)
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/15) innéacs
1830c
Sessiaghnagole (or Gulladuff)
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/15) 19,20,21
1836
Gullydoo
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Guall dubh,
'black coals'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Guaile dubh,
'black coals'
OD:AL
1836
Gullydoes
CM:AL
1836
Gullydoo
BS:AL Nóta: (cóipleabhar)
1836
Gulladuff
Harrison, T.:AL
1836
Gulladuff
Gibson, J.:AL
1836
Gulladoo
pl:AL
1836
Guala dubha
'black shoulders'
OD:AL
1836
Gulladoo
OD:AL
1836
Gulladuff
Others:AL (cóipleabhar)

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