townland
Tul Con
genitive: Thul Con
non-validated name
(Irish)
Tulcon
(English)

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

53.872, -7.85155 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Tulcon
ˈtolkon
Áit.
Tulcon
ˈtolˌkoɴ
Áit.
Cf: p: Mohill b: Leitrim
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Tul-Con = Hill of the hound. Tul is sometimes used as a short form of tulach, a hill. The word cu was applied to any fierce dog. Formerly the term was very common in the formation of personal names."
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Crannóg. Close to the W shore of Lough Rinn (52)"
Nóta
Nóta
1621
Tullcon
CPR Leathanach: 518b
1659
Tubcon
Cen. Leathanach: 563
c1660
Tullchane
BSD Leathanach: 34
<s>c1660<s>
<s>Tullygane<s>
BSD Leathanach: <s>22<s>
1667
Tullaghane alias Tullygan
ASE Leathanach: 167
1836
Tul-con
"Accent on last." [pl]
pl:AL
1836
Tulchan
'a little hill'
dúch:AL
1836
Tul con, 'hill of the hounds'
OD:AL
1836
Tullcan
'the island'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Tulcan
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Tulcan
Norris, B.:AL
1836
Tulcan
S&V:AL
1836
Tulcun
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Tulcan
CM:AL
1836
Tulcan
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Tulcon
OD:AL

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