townland
An Cnocán Buí
genitive: an Chnocáin Bhuí
(Irish)
Knockanboy
(English)

Glossary

English yellow
English hillock

Centrepoint

53.703, -7.82766 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1629
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Cotton Map
1813
Knockanboy
Edgeworth
1836
Knockanbwee
BS:AL
1836
Knockanboy
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1836
Cnoc Buidhe, “The yellow hill”
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Cnocán Buidhe, “Yellow hillock”
OD:AL
1836
boy
pl:AL
1908
Cnocán Buidhe
MacGivney Leathanach: 158
2007
nɑkənˈbɔi
Áit.

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