townland
Dún Átha
genitive: Dhún Átha
non-validated name
(Irish)
Doona
(English)

Glossary

English ford
dún, dúnaibh
English fort

Centrepoint

54.0573, -9.86697 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1730
Doona
CGn. Imleabhar: 63.376.44001
1776
Duna Castle
Mackenzie Leathanach: 42
1778
Doona
CGn. Imleabhar: 321.352.216682
1785
Doona
CGn. Imleabhar: 375.2.247596
1811
Duna Castle
Arrowsmith
1830
Dunaa
Bald
1834
Dona Cormack, Dona Hora, Dona Sweeny, Dona Campbell, Dona Lenaghan... Bleankeeragh [with] twelve acres of this townland [adjoining] Dona or Ardbawn, Cregganroe, Dona Bent Banks
TAB Leathanach: §2
1838
Doona
BS:AL Leathanach: G034,1,45
1838
Doona
Maj. Bingham : AL Leathanach: G034,1,45
1838
Dunaa
BM:AL Leathanach: G034,1,45
1838
Dunaa
CM:AL Leathanach: G034,1,45
1838
Dona Cormack, Dona Hora, Dona Sweeny, Dona Campbell, Dona Leonaghen
TAB Leathanach: G034,1,45
1838
Doona
O’Donnell, Sir R.:AL Leathanach: G034,1,45
1838
Dubh-ath, 'black ford'
"Dún átha, 'there was no doon'." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: G034,1,45
1838
Dumh-ath, 'no sea at the time'
"Dún átha"
pl:AL Leathanach: G034,1,45
1838
Doona
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: G034,1,45

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