Dún Firchirt
genitive: Dhún Firchirt
non-validated name
(Irish)
Dunfierth
(English)

Glossary

dún, dúnaibh
English fort

Centrepoint

53.3887, -6.84859 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1302
Dunfitherid
CJR Leathanach: I, 413
1518
Downfeddrit
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 292
1629-44
ecclesia de Dunfeart
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.33
1654
Dunferth, The Parish of
CS VIII Leathanach: 172
1660c
Dunfert Parish
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 38
1660c
Dunmurthill par.
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 38
1660c
Dunferth Parish
BSD (RIA)
1685
Donfert
Hib. Del.
1752
Dunfeagh
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1783
Dunfort
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1807
Dunfort
Stat. Surv. (CD)
1837
Dunfierth
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunfeirth; Dunfert
Bk. Lands, Index to:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunfeagh
Map of Kildare 1752:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunfort
Pop. Rep. 1821:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunfort
RC Clergyman:AL (CD) Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunforth
Cess Coll. Bk. 1836:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunfirde
Inq. H VIII (Archdall):AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunfierth
dúch dearg:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunfort
Carlisle Top Dic:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunferth
DS:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Donfert
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Donfeyrth
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunfeart
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Downfirth al's Donfierth
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunferth
Petty Eng. Map 1682:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunfierth
MacDonell, Sir F.:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunfort
TAB Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunfort
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunfort
HCER 1826:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dun fidh aird, 'fort of the high wood'
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Dunfierth Parish which is so called by the people but more commonly Dunforth
LSO (CD) Leathanach: I, 112

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