lake or lakes
Loch nEathach
genitive: Loch nEathach
(Irish)
Lough Neagh
(English)

Glossary

English lake; inlet

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the lake of Eochu
    Eochu — ainm pearsanta. Féach Mac Giolla Easpaig, 'Lough Neagh and Tynagh revisited', Ainm I (1986)

  • English

    the lake of Eochu
    Eochu — personal name. See Mac Giolla Easpaig, 'Lough Neagh and Tynagh revisited', Ainm I (1986)

Centrepoint

54.6486, -6.40417 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

g.d.
Fa Loch nEachach
Aith.D Leathanach: 149, Véarsa: 25
1725c
Loch Neadhach
Eólas ar an Domhan

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