townland
Rinn na bhFear nDearg
genitive: Rinn na bhFear nDearg
non-validated name
(Irish)
Reennafardarrig Island
(English)

Glossary

dearg, deirg, deirge
English red, red one
English point, headland

Explanatory note

  • English

    the headland of the red men

Centrepoint

52.3295, -10.0176 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1841
Reenafardarrig
Inhabs.:AL Leathanach: Ci096,21
1841
Rinn na bh-fear dearg, 'point of the red men'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci096,21
1841
Reennafardarrig
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: Ci096,21
1939
Rinn na bhFear nDearg
TCCD Leathanach: 269
1947
rɪːnəˈvɑrdrɪg′
Is é a tugadh dom mar Gaedilg ar an ainm seo "Rinn na bhFear nDearg" ach tá droch-amhras agam air sin. Is mó a ghéillfinn do "Rinn a Bháirr Deirg" nó a shamhail sin ach dá mb'é sin é ní bheadh ach 'd' sin gan seimhiú. An Seabhac
Cártaí Móra
1967
ˌriːn′əˌv′ir′ˈn′arəg
'the old people used to call it'
Áit. Cainteoir: T192a ML

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