population centre townland
Gob an Mhianaigh
genitive: Ghob an Mhianaigh
validated name
(Irish)
Gubaveeny
(English)

Glossary

gob
English point, headland

Explanatory note

  • English

    the point, headland of the mine

Centrepoint

54.2458, -7.95398 latitude, longitude
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Properties

PO There is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

1836
Gubaveeny
OD (corr.):AL
1836
Gobaveeny
OD:AL
1836
Gob a mhíne, 'beak or point of the mountain plain or flat'
"mianaigh" [pl];
OD:AL
1836
Gubnaveeny
["Corrected List of BS"];
BS:AL
1836
Gabaveiny
CM:AL
1836
Gabaveiny
BM:AL
1836
Gubaveeny
BS:AL

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