townland
Poll an Mhadaidh
genitive: Pholl an Mhadaidh
(Irish)
Pollavaddy
(English)

Glossary

English hole, pool, (tidal-)stream?

Centrepoint

53.8062, -9.10985 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1721c
Pollavady
O’Moore Maps Leathanach: 2
1811
Poulawaddy & Garrinitia
L. Blosse Maps
1830
Pulavady
Bald
1830
Polavady
TAB Leathanach: 59
1838
[Pollavaddy]
"N. of the Castlebar and Swinford road is situated Poulawaddy or the Dog Hole, into which Lough Aveely empties itself. It also gives name to this townland" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME021,20
1838
Poulavaddy
BS:AL Leathanach: ME021,20
1838
Pullavaddy
Rent Roll:AL Leathanach: ME021,20
1838
Pulavady
CM:AL Leathanach: ME021,20
1838
Poulawaddy
Local:AL Leathanach: ME021,20
1838
Poll a mhadaidh, 'the dog's hole'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME021,20
1838
Poll a mhadaidh
pl:AL Leathanach: ME021,20
1838
Pollavaddy
OC:AL Leathanach: ME021,20

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