townland
Coimín na Staighrí Dubha
genitive: Choimín na Staighrí Dubha
(Irish)
Blackstairs Commons
(English)

Glossary

English commonage, common land; little hollow, glen
dubh, dú-, duí-
English black

Centrepoint

52.5477, -6.78613 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1816
Blackstairs Mts.
Gill (Wexford)
1840
"all uncultivated mountain"
Desc. Rem.:AL
1840
An Staighre Dubh
OD:AL
1840
Blackstairs Commons
Hensey:AL (LG)

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