BROWSE
townland
Coill Dá Sháile Thoir
genitive: Choill Dá Sháile Thoir
validated name
(Irish)
Killahaly East
(English)

Glossary

coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood
, dhá
English two

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    wood of (the) two tidal streams?
    Tá an bf Coill Dá Sháile Thoir suite idir An Abhainn Mhór agus An Abha Bheag. Tá 'highest point to which Ordinary Tides flow' léirithe ar léarscáil SO ar an Abha Bheag. Abhainn thaoidmhear is brí le sáile anseo is dócha.

  • English

    wood of (the) two tidal streams?
    The townland Coill Dá Sháile Thoir is situated between the River Blackwater and the Owbeg River. The OS map shows 'highest point to which Ordinary Tides flow' here on the Owbeg. The word sáile probably means 'tidal river' here.

Centrepoint

52.107, -7.87593latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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