townland
Sleachaine
genitive: Shleachaine
(Irish)
Slaheny
(English)

Centrepoint

51.8874, -9.44519 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1613
Inisleaghwugy
CPR Leathanach: 242b
1629
Inishlaithicnini
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: I,227
1630
Inishleghwugg
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: I,232
1630
Inishlath Icunny
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: I,230
1643
Slaghny
donell mc Teige
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 270r
1655
Inish-Slaghuny
DS
1660
Inishlaghumy
BSD Leathanach: 4
1666
Inishlaughuny
ASE Leathanach: 59. 3
1685
Inishslaghuny
Hib. Del.
1754
Slahiny
CGn. Imleabhar: 166.429.112123
1787
Slah(i)ny
CGn. Leathanach: 294.258995, Imleabhar: 392
1825
Slahony
TAB Leathanach: 12/85,39
1841
Slahany
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci078,19
1841
Slahony
Rev. O'Connor:AL Leathanach: Ci078,19
1841
Innish Slahany
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci078,19
1841
Slahiny
Townland Map 1815 (O'Sull Leathanach: Ci078,19
1841
Sleathanaidhe, '(meaning very uncertain)'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci078,19
1841
Sleachtanaidhe
pl:AL Leathanach: Ci078,19
1841
Slahĕny
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci078,19
1841
Slaheny
LSO Leathanach: 83/171
1938
An tSleachanach
CnaR Leathanach: 8
1938
taobh thiar den tSleachanaigh
CnaR Leathanach: 8
1955
Saillicheanaigh (? Sailleachanaigh) (? Eanach na Saillighe) (Saillicheanaigh)
Bn Uí Shlbhn- "an Sleaibhne nó Sleaghtheine. Bhí naonbhar cúipéirí ag obair sa cheanntair bheag seo fadó agus nuair a dhóighidís na sleaghanna (chips) bhíodh sleagh-theine aca. (ó na seandaoine)"
An Seabhac:Cártaí Móra Leathanach: Ke/5
1970c
ˌəun̪əˈʃl′axəŋ′ə
Áit. Uimhir : T285u073, Cainteoir: TOT
1972
Com na ...
ˌkuːmnəˈʃlʲahənʲə
I bf Slaheny
Áit. Cainteoir: JMcC, Uimhir : T329a4
1972
ˈʃlʲahəniː
Áit. Cainteoir: JMcC, Uimhir : T329a4
2006
Sleachaine
meaning unknown; earlier forms of the placename, such as Inish Slaghuny (1655c), point to Inis as initial element
PÓC
2017
ˈʃlahəniː
Áit. Cainteoir: 001, Uimhir : 170721

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