townland
An Fhaill Dearg
genitive: na Faille Deirge
(Irish)
Foildarrig
(English)

Glossary

aill, faill
English cliff
dearg, deirg, deirge
English red, red one

Centrepoint

52.4135, -9.37478latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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An Seabhac: Faill Dearg (recte – An Fhaill Dearg) Ní bhíonn ‘an’ anois roimis. Thoir cois Abha na Féile. Údaráis eile – Foil darrig, foyle d., File, Foil
Nóta
n/a
Cf. An Fhaill Dearg/Foildarg (TÁ)
Nóta
1738
Faildarrugg
CGn. Leathanach: 457.64060, Imleabhar: 89
1749
Foyldarrigg
CGn. Leathanach: 206.93782, Imleabhar: 139
1750
Faildarrug
CGn. Leathanach: 14116.202.97293
1817
Foildarrig
CGn. Leathanach: 169.489106, Imleabhar: 715
1821
Foildarrig
CGn. Leathanach: 79.518414, Imleabhar: 764
1841
Foildarrig
Rental:AL Leathanach: Ci034,16
1841
Foildarrig
Rent Receipt 1839:AL Leathanach: Ci034,16
1841
Foyldarrug
Meresman:AL Leathanach: Ci034,16
1841
Filederrig
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci034,16
1841
Filederrig
Larkin (Ci):AL Leathanach: Ci034,16
1841
Faill dhearg, 'red cliff or precipice'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci034,16
1841
Foildarrig
Hartnett, Rev. T.:AL Leathanach: Ci034,16
1841
Foildurig
Cess Coll.:AL Leathanach: Ci034,16
1841
Foyledarrig
TAB:AL Leathanach: Ci034,16
1841
Foildarrig
Applot. 1839:AL Leathanach: Ci034,16
1841
Foyledarrig
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci034,16
1841
Foildarrig
"Derg made general." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci034,16
1999
ˌfəilˈdarəg
'on the hill, a big hill going up'
Áit. Cainteoir: b7; , Uimhir : C901
2000
ˌfəilˈdarəg
Áit. Cainteoir: 1, Uimhir : MDCi1

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