promontory
Ceann Dhún Dónaill
genitive: Cheann Dhún Dónaill
(Irish)
Baginbun Head
(English)

Glossary

ceann, cionn
English head, headland
dún, dúnaibh
English fort

Hierarchy

county

Centrepoint

52.173, -6.81588latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1246
Dundonevyle ...
Cal. Carew (Ed. Brew & Bullen; The Conquest of Ireland, Thos. Bray) 261
Cal. Carew
1630c
Beag An Bun
agus is é áit ar ghabhadar tír i gCuan an /Bhainbh i n-imeall Chonntae Locha Garman theas, san áit ré //ráidhtear ***Beag An Bun, agus fá hi aois an Tighearna an /tan soin 1170, agus an seachtmhadh bliadhain do fhlaitheas /Ruaidhrí Uí Chonchubhair.
FFÉ
1630c
Dún Domhnaill
iii L076, lch. 332, líne 17 ································ do chuir Réamonn le Grós mac /Uilliaim Mic Gearailt, dearbhráthair ba sine ioná Muiris /Mac Gearailt, go sluaghbhuidhin leis roimhe féin i nÉirinn; /agus ar rochtain na críche dhó, is é áit ar ghabh cuan ag ***Dún /Domhnaill, cheithre mhíle ó Phort Lairge budh dheas; agus do /réir chroinic Stanihurst ...Agus ar dtigheacht i dtír dóibh do thógbhadar port daingean /cloch is criadh san ionadh soin. ... deoraidh d'ionnsuige gus an longphort i rabhadar, is a /marbhadh is a míochórughadh. / /Dá éis sin tángadar go haonláthair, is do b'é a líon /trí mhíle fear ag dul d'ionnsuighe na nGall soin. Ar n-a /bhfaicsin do Réamonn chuige, do chuaidh amach go mear /míchéillidhe leis an mbeagán buidhne do bhí aige i gcomhdháil //an tromshluaigh sin, do thabhairt troda...
FFÉ
1654
Bagg and Bunn
172
CS (LG)
1800c
ó Dhún Dónaill
L290, lch. 140, líne 19 gus chuir siad an ríocht ar ndóigh i bhfáinne, /ó ***Dhún Dónaill go Droichead Átha, /ó Bhinn Bhorb ó thuaidh go cuan Chionn tSáile.
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