townland
Com an Spiara
genitive: Chom an Spiara
validated name
(Irish)
Coomaspeara
(English)

Glossary

com
English hollow, coomb

Centrepoint

51.9601, -9.98754 latitude, longitude
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Properties

G Gaeltacht

Historical references

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Níor aimsíodh an logainm san fhoinse seo: DS
Nóta
n/a
spéara(spiara):’pointed object,spike’ ÓDón.
Nóta
1719
Commonspierra
CGn. Imleabhar: 25, Leathanach: 207, Uimhir: 14751
1826
Coomaspuirra
TAB Leathanach: 2
1841
Coomaspira
Petty Sessions Reg.:AL Leathanach: Ci038,5
1841
Cúm a' spiara, 'hollow of the spear'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci038,5
1841
Cúm a spiara
pl:AL Leathanach: Ci038,5
1841
Coomaspea//ră
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci038,5
1841
Coomaspeera
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci038,5
1841
Coomaspira
TAB:AL Leathanach: Ci038,5
1841
Coomaspearah
Nimmo Bar. Map 1811:AL Leathanach: Ci038,5
1841
Coomaspeara
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci038,5
1841
Coomaspeara
Larkin (Ci):AL Leathanach: Ci038,5
1841
Cumapera
[Schedule annexed to Deed in possession of R. Blennerhasset]
Deed 1773 (Blennerhasset) Leathanach: Ci038,5
1841
Coomnaspeara
Par. Reg.:AL Leathanach: Ci038,5
1841
Coomaspeera
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: Ci038,5
1841
Coomaspeera
Primrose, J.:AL Leathanach: Ci038,5
1927c.
i gCúm na Spéara (:á hiarraig)
LSh. Í Chonaill Leathanach: 346
1954
; Cúm a’ Spéara nó C. a’Spiara
An Seabhac:Cártaí Móra
1954
Cúm a’Spiara; Cúm-u-spiara
“...béim ar ‘ia’. Spiara – bior géar. Is mó is cnoc ard géar é seo ná ‘cúm’ ná ‘gleann’. Leathrann – Dá mbeadh scillin’ i gCúm a’ Spiara/ba mhaith an ceannach uirthi dul á hiarraidh.”
Uí Ráthach Leathanach: 38, 39
1969
ˌkuːməˈsp′iərə
Áit. Cainteoir: MM, Leathanach: T219a1
1969
ˌkuːməˈsp′iərə
Áit. Cainteoir: ÓC, Uimhir : T280a1
1998
(‘Where the point of the mt.is’)
Áit.

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