townland
An Dúinín
genitive: an Dúinín
(Irish)
Dooneen
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    An Dúinín ‘the little fort’

  • English

    An Dúinín ‘the little fort’

    Originally the name of a promontory fort.

Centrepoint

52.1159, -9.49859 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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An Seabhac: An Dúinín
Nóta
n/a
Cf. bf Dooneen (p. Aghadoe), 58, 59, 66, 67
Nóta
1718
Duneen?
J. Blennerhassett
Kenmare MSS Leathanach: 159
1721
Doonneen North/South
Dooneen, p Aghadoe + p. Kilcummin?
Kenmare MSS Leathanach: 162
1724-7
Duneen
J. Mahony [p Kilcummin]
Kenmare MSS Leathanach: 272
1825
Dooneen
TAB
1834
Dooneen
TAB Leathanach: 4
1841
Dooneen
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci071,13
1841
Dooneen
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci071,13
1841
Dooneen
Larkin (Ci):AL Leathanach: Ci071,13
1841
Dooneen
Inhabs.:AL Leathanach: Ci071,13
1841
Dúinín, 'a small dun, or earthen fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci071,13
1841
Dúinín
pl:AL Leathanach: Ci071,13
1841
Dooneen
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci071,13
1841
[Dooneen]
"There is a Danish fort in the S. E. end of this townland."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ci071,13
2017
duːˈniːn
Áit. Uimhir : 170717, Cainteoir: 003

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