town townland
An Bun Beag
genitive: an Bhuna Bhig
(Irish)
Bunbeg
(English)

Glossary

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

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    An Bun Beag ‘the small river-mouth’

  • English

    An Bun Beag ‘the small river-mouth’

Centrepoint

55.0603, -8.31006 latitude, longitude
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Properties

G Gaeltacht

Archival records

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Historical references

1801
Dunbegs
McCrea DG
1833
Bunbeg
BS:AL
1833
bun Beag 'Little base or bottom'
OD:AL
1834
Bunbeg
DL
1969
An Ban Beag
Bailte Poist

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