townland
An Dún
genitive: an Dúin
(Irish)
Doon
(English)

Glossary

dún, dúnaibh
English fort

Centrepoint

52.8142, -8.65334 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1577
Downe
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 1. 4
c.1600
Downe
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 69
1659
Duine
Cen. Leathanach: 169
1670
Done als Downe
ASE Leathanach: 227: 15
1738
Dune als Castlebridgeman
ASE Leathanach: 88.483.63373
1787
Doon (Castle)
Féach Doon, p Killuran
Pelham (Cl)
1796
Doon
CGn. Leathanach: 493.237.322818
1839
Dún
pl:AL
1839
Dún
OD:AL
1839
Doon
AL

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