townland
Dún na Rua
genitive: Dhún na Rua
(Irish)
Doonaroya
(English)

Glossary

dún, dúnaibh
English fort
rua, ruadh
English red; red place

Centrepoint

54.015, -9.39649 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1747
Duncaroya
CGn. Imleabhar: 123.531.86019
1770
Dunearoya, Bohadoon als
CGn. Imleabhar: 280.197.181338
1830
Doonarouia
Bald
1830c
Doonaroya
TAB Leathanach: 16
1838
Doonaroya
St George, Rev. R.:AL Leathanach: ME007,61
1838
Doonaroya
Cawly, Rev. W.:AL Leathanach: ME007,61
1838
Dun a Rúaidhe
pl:AL Leathanach: ME007,61
1838
Doonaroya
OC:AL Leathanach: ME007,61
1838
Dún a ruaidhe, 'fort of the reddish cow'
"Dún na ruaidhe?" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach: ME007,61
1838
Doonarooya
BS:AL Leathanach: ME007,61

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