townland
Achadh na Seannach
genitive: Achadh na Seannach
(Irish)
Aghnashannagh
(English)

Glossary

achadh, -ach
English field
sionnach, sionnaigh, seannach
English fox

Centrepoint

53.7837, -7.65548 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1612
Aghashannagh
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1621
Agheshanka (Lisagh McJames Farrall) [?]
CPR Leathanach: 537b
1629
Aghasancha
Cotton Map
c.1660
Aghoshanca
BSD Leathanach: 169
1710
Aghowshanska
CGn. Leathanach: 5.194.1546
1710
Aghowshanska
CGn. Leathanach: 7.18.1530
1813
Aughnashanagh
Edgeworth
1826
Aughnashine
Parochial Abstracts, JACAS, II, uimh. 10. Leathanach: 82, 83, Imleabhar: II (10), Nóta: ‘Parochial Abstracts’
1835
Aughnashanagh
BS:AL
1835
Aughnashina
HCER:AL
1835
Acha na seanach, “field of the foxes”
OD:AL
1835
Acha na seanach, “foxfield”
pl:AL
1835
Have we doubled the n throughout? Yes in most instances
Nóta:AL
1835
About one third...is bog...The Southern and SE part of it is bounded by the River Camlin
Desc. Rem.:AL
1835
Aughnashanagh
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1908
Aughnashinagh, Achadh na Sionnach, “field of the foxes”
MacGivney Leathanach: 28
2007
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