Gleann Cuilinn
genitive: Ghleann Cuilinn
validated name
(Irish)
Glencullen
(English)

Glossary

English holly
English glen

Centrepoint

53.219, -6.21948latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1225
Clentunil
Eile
1313
Clemculin
Eile Leathanach: Bishop Reynold's Register
1601
Glancullinge
F
1772
Glancullen
"But the Turf which supplies Dublin is more simple, yielding white ashes, and is brought chiefly from the mountains South of Dublin, being less solid than that which is got in low lands. (r) Such also was that of Glansmole Glynn, where it was their grand staple commodity, and some of that from the neighbourhood of Castle-kelly, from Glancullen, and part of that from Garistown-bog…"
Rutty's Essay 1772 Leathanach: 30, Imleabhar: II

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