townland
An Tamhnaigh
genitive: na Tamhnaí
(Irish)
Tawny
(English)

Glossary

English arable place, field

Centrepoint

54.6225, -8.6003latitude, longitude
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Properties

GGaeltacht

Archival records

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Historical references

1620
Tawnaght
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 9 CI
1641
Tawnaght
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 30 CI
1654
Tavanny
CS III Leathanach: 80
1654
Tavenny
CS III Leathanach: 75
1659
Taunagh
Cen. Leathanach: 47
1749
Tawney
1
Murray Leathanach: 28
1801
Tawny
McCrea DG
1813
East Tauney or Cruccarragh
3
Murray Leathanach: 25
1813
Tauney
3
Murray Leathanach: 24
1813
West, Middle Tauney
3
Murray Leathanach: 25
1835
Tauney
BS:AL
1835
Taunee
Montgomery, Mr:AL (DG)
1835
Tamhnaidh 'a flat field'
OD:AL
1963
ar an Tamhnaigh
Béal. Leathanach: XXXI.84

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