townland
An Gort Breac
genitive: an Ghoirt Bhric
validated name
(Irish)
Gortbrack
(English)

Glossary

English speckled
gort, gart
English field

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

52.3799, -7.5814 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1840
Gurtbrack
AL
1840
gort breac
Glanta:AL
1952
Gort Breac
PN Decies Leathanach: 275
1989
ˌgo̤rtˈbrac
Áit.

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