townland, island or archipelago
Dubhoileán Mór
genitive: Dhubhoileán Mór
validated name
(Irish)
Duvillaun More
(English)

Glossary

English great, big

Centrepoint

54.0744, -10.1715 latitude, longitude
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Properties

G Gaeltacht

Archival records

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Historical references

1510c
(?)a h-Oilén Muighi mín... o Inis an Sgáil... ó Inis Finnáin
TBF2 (Glenmasan) Leathanach: 128
1510c
(?)a h-Oilen Muichi mín; Na secht n-Árcoin Innsi an Scail; Na secht Finn Innsi Finnain
TBF2 (Glenmasan) Leathanach: 134
1584
Dowlon
Browne’s Map Leathanach: 2
1586c
Divilan
Sligo/Mayo Map
1600c
Develand
Conn. Map
1650c
(?)go secht nÁrchonaibh Oiliolla Finn a hOilēan Muighe Maoin, go secht nÁrchonaibh Innsi in Sgáil, go secht bhFionnaibh a hInis Fionnáin
TBF2 (RIA) Leathanach: 138
1685
Diuillan [recté Divillan] Rock
Hib. Del.
1752
Ballycarny
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1755
Divilane
CGn. Imleabhar: 173.573.117328
1776
Davilan I.
Mackenzie Leathanach: 42
1792
Devillan I.
Beaufort Map
1811
Davilan I.
Arrowsmith
1830
Divillaane
Bald
1834
Devlane More, Island of
TAB Leathanach: §1
1838
Divilane Isds
CM:AL Leathanach: ME111,22
1838
Devlanmore Isds
TAB:AL Leathanach: ME111,22
1838
Duibh-oileán, 'black island'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME111,22
1838
Duvillaun
["Duvillaun More (Island)" atá sa BS];
OD:AL Leathanach: ME111,22
1838
Divillaan
BS:AL Leathanach: ME111,22
1838
Divillaan Isds
BM:AL Leathanach: ME111,22

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