Fionntrá
genitive: Fionntrá
validated name
(Irish)
Ventry
(English)

Glossary

fionn, finne
English white
English strand, beach

Centrepoint

52.1234, -10.3823 latitude, longitude
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Properties

G Gaeltacht

Archival records

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Historical references

1642
the Ventry
Nicholas mcShane Trant
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 272r
1643
Ventry
Nicholas Trant
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 207v
1945
oː froːʃt′ə fjuːnˈtrɑː
Oral Lit. Leathanach: 37
1945
əbroːʃt′ə fjuːnˈtrɑː
Oral Lit. Leathanach: 60, 195
1971
ʃanə fjuːnˈtrɑː
Áit.
1971
(ar thaobh) f′uːnˈtrɑː
Áit.
1971
gəfjuːnˈtrɑːg′
Áit.

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