townland
An Cnapach
genitive: an Chnapaigh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Nappagh
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the lumpy (field)
    Ba í Achadh Cnapach, 'the lumpy field', bunfhoirm an logainm seo, mar atá le feiscint san fhianaise stairiúil luath, e.g. 1612 'Agheknappagh', 1629 'Aghaknappa', 1655 'Ahaknapagh'

  • English

    the lumpy (field)
    The original form of this placename was Achadh Cnapach, 'the lumpy field', as can be seen from the early historical evidence, e.g. 1612 'Agheknappagh', 1629 'Aghaknappa', 1655 'Ahaknapagh'

Centrepoint

53.6831, -7.76263 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1612
Agheknappagh
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1619-22
Agheneknappagh
CPR Leathanach: 533a
1629
Aghaknappa
Cotton Map
1634
Agheneknappagh
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 11 Car.1
1655
Ahaknapagh
DS
1659
Aghacnappagh
Cen. Leathanach: 460
c1660
Aghaknapagh
BSD Leathanach: 143
1668
Aghaknappagh
ASE Leathanach: 176
1685
Aghaknapa
Hib. Del.
1686
Aghaknapagh
CG Leathanach: 44b
1813
Nappagh
Edgeworth
1813
Nappagh
Edgeworth
1836
Nappogue
BS:AL
1836
Nappogue
McCutchen, C.C.C.:AL
1836
Nappogue
Featherstone, J.:AL
1836
Nappogue
Montgomery:AL
1836
Nappagh
Murray, Rev.:AL
1836
Nappagh
Featherstone, Sir G.:AL
1836
Cnapach, “hilly or knolly land”
OD:AL
1836
Nappagh
pl:AL
1836
See Indexes for precedents q? Knappagh
Nóta:AL
1908
Knapagh, Cnapach, “knolly land”
MacGivney Leathanach: 157
2008
napə
Áit.

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