townland
Gleann Gheis
genitive: Ghleann Gheis
validated name
(Irish)
Glengesh
(English)

Glossary

English glen

Centrepoint

54.7297, -8.46505 latitude, longitude
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Properties

G Gaeltacht

Archival records

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Historical references

1654
Glengeish
CS III Leathanach: 75
1659
Glengeske
Cen. Leathanach: 47
1665
Glangess
HMR
1755
Glenlyesh
2
Murray
1813
Meelrhud of Glengesh
3
Murray Leathanach: 41
1831
Glengesh
Murray Leathanach: 4. 9
1835
Gleann Geis 'valley of the swans'
OD:AL
1835
Glengesh
Stewart, G., Revd:AL (DG)
1959
Gleann Gheis
Béal. Leathanach: XXVII 3

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