Dún Géagáin
genitive: Dhún Géagáin
validated name
(Irish)
Dungeagan
(English)

Glossary

dún, dúnaibh
English fort

Centrepoint

51.8316, -10.2624latitude, longitude
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Properties

GGaeltacht

Archival records

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Historical references

1657
Dungegan
DS
1670
Dungegan
BSD (Ci) Leathanach: 27
1686
Dungegane
ASE Leathanach: 279:28
1756
Dunginane
CGn. Imleabhar: 178, Leathanach: 441, Uimhir: 119533
1768
Dungiagane
CGn. Imleabhar: 178, Leathanach: 441, Uimhir: 119533
1841
Dungegan
Larkin (Ci):AL Leathanach: Ci129,10
1841
Dungegan
TAB:AL Leathanach: Ci129,10
1841
Dungeagan
Nimmo Bar. Map:AL Leathanach: Ci129,10
1841
Dungegan
Voter Reg.:AL Leathanach: Ci129,10
1841
Dungegan
Sullivan, Rev. J.:AL Leathanach: Ci129,10
1841
Dungegan
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: Ci129,10
1841
Dungegan
Vallancey Map:AL Leathanach: Ci129,10
1841
Dungegane
Acts of Settlement:AL (Ci) Leathanach: Ci129,10
1841
Dungiagane
Map (Lansdowne, Marquis o Leathanach: Ci129,10
1841
Dongegan
Civil Proceeding Reg.:AL Leathanach: Ci129,10
1841
Dún Géagain, 'pronounced,' dún Giagáin, 'Geagan's fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci129,10
1841
Dún giagáin
pl:AL Leathanach: Ci129,10
1841
Dungéagan
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci129,10
1841
Doongaygan
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci129,10
1841
Dungegan
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci129,10
1927c.
i nDúnghéagáin
Béal. Leathanach: XXIX 112, 126
1938
Dún Géagáin
BNS Imleabhar: 478, Leathanach: 158
1945
i nDúngéagáin
Béal. Leathanach: XV 30
1948
ó Dhúngéagáin
LSh. Í Chonaill (réamhrá) Leathanach: XI
1954
"‘Dún Géagáin : Is áirithe gur ainm duine an Géagán san.Níl ach glór na hainme-giag-áin –chun treorach ar fhuirm an fhocail. Níl stair ar bith ar an duine.’"
Uí Ráthach Leathanach: 34

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