Gleann Góch
genitive: Ghleann Góch
validated name


English glen

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    — glen
    Ní léir cad is brí leis an dara heilimint san ainm seo; b’fhéidir gurb í an aidiacht góach, ‘false’, atá ann. nó an sloinne AN Gogh, Goff < Coch (Breatnais).

  • English

    — glen
    The meaning of the second element is unclear here; perhaps it is the adjective góach, ‘false’.


52.0598, -7.88494 latitude, longitude
Irish Grid (with letter)
Irish Grid (without letter)
Irish Transverse Mercator (ITM)

Archival records

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