point
Gob na Reanna
genitive: Ghob na Reanna
non-validated name
(Irish)
Gubarinn
(English)

Glossary

English point, headland
gob
English point, headland

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the point of the promontory
    An Rinn — ainm an bhaile fearainn

  • English

    the point of the promontory
    An Rinn — name of the townland

Centrepoint

54.0237, -7.46504 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1836
Gub of Wren
"The townland itself is called Gobarann—The Magaghrans are the old Erenachs of Drumlane." [nóta OD]
Popular Name:AL Leathanach: Ca021,95
1836
[Gubarinn]
"A narrow point of the townland of Wrenn at the Southern extremity jutting into Lough Oughter."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ca021,95

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