Bun Cranncha
genitive: Bhun Cranncha
validated name
(Irish)
Buncrana
(English)

Glossary

English (river-)mouth, bottom(-land)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    foot of the Crannach
    Crannach -- ainm abhann

  • English

    foot of the Crannach
    Crannach -- river name

Centrepoint

55.1341, -7.44944latitude, longitude
Irish Grid (with letter)
Computing...
Irish Grid (without letter)
Computing...
Irish Transverse Mercator (ITM)
Computing...

Properties

POThere is or was once a post office here

Archival records

scanned imagescanned imagescanned imagescanned imagescanned imagescanned image

Historical references

1608
Buncranagh
Survey Ulst. Leathanach: 170
1661
Buncranah
Chic. Map
1801
Buncranagh
McCrea DG
1830
Bun Crannatha
OD:AL

Please note: Some of the documentation from the archives of the Placenames Branch is available here. It indicates the range of research contributions undertaken by the Branch on this placename over the years. It may not constitute a complete record, and evidence may not be sequenced on the basis of validity. It is on this basis that this material is made available to the public.

Archival and research material provided on this site may be used, subject to acknowledgement. Issues regarding republication or other permissions or copyright should be addressed to logainm@dcu.ie.

Subunits