town townland
An Bun Beag
genitive: an Bhuna Bhig
validated name


beag, big
English small
English (river-)mouth, bottom(-land)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    An Bun Beag ‘the small river-mouth’

  • English

    An Bun Beag ‘the small river-mouth’


55.0752, -8.2972 latitude, longitude
Irish Grid (with letter)
Irish Grid (without letter)
Irish Transverse Mercator (ITM)


G Gaeltacht
PO There is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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