townland
An Bhréinseach
genitive: na Bréinsí
(Irish)
Breanshagh
(English)

Centrepoint

52.188, -9.65084 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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An Seabhac: Bréansach br′ians-əx
Nóta
1618
Brensagh
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 136, 138, Imleabhar: I
1620
Brensagh
CPR Leathanach: 480a
1620
Brensugh
Kenmare MSS Leathanach: 355
1640
Brensagh
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 95, Imleabhar: II
1721
Breansough
Kenmare MSS Leathanach: 161
1726
Breansagh
CGn. Leathanach: 333.31760, Imleabhar: 48
1727
Breansigh
CGn. Leathanach: 310.35870, Imleabhar: 54
1826
Breanshea
TAB Leathanach: 6
1841
Breainseach, 'stinking land'
[pl glanta]
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci122,29
1841
Breanshagh
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci122,29
1841
[Breanshagh]
"There are two Danish forts in this townland, one in the N. W. end called 'Parknagoun Fort,' the other in the S. called 'Parknalassa Fort'. There is a lake in the W. end called 'Portaghnakageel'…"
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ci122,29
1841
Braunsha
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci122,29
1841
Braunsha
Inhabs.:AL Leathanach: Ci122,29
1841
Brensagh
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ci122,29
2017
ˈbreːnʃəx ?
Ag aithris ar PÓC
Áit. Cainteoir: 001, Imleabhar: 170714
2017
ˈbriːnʃə
Áit. Cainteoir: 004 (NK), Imleabhar: 170714
2017
ˈbriːnʃə
Áit. Cainteoir: 006, Imleabhar: 170714

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