mountain or mountain range
Na Cruacha Dubha
genitive: na gCruach Dubh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Macgillycuddy's Reeks
(English)

Glossary

dubh, dú-, duí-
English black

Centrepoint

52.0087, -9.74459latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1657
mont. called Mc. Gully-Cudy his reeks
DS
1660c
Mount. called Mc Gully Cuddys Reeks
BSD Leathanach: 39:11
1685
Mc Gullycuddy Reecks
Hib. Del.
1700c
Cruacha Mhic Giolla Choda
Éigse Imleabhar: 8, Leathanach: 98
1785
Cruacha Dubha Mhic Giolla Choda
Barántas Leathanach: 61

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