townland
An Sián
genitive: an tSiáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Sheean
(English)

Glossary

English fairy mound

Centrepoint

53.0168, -7.06841latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1612
Shian
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 8 J I
1623
Sheane
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 44 J I
1624
Shean
CPR Leathanach: 577
1633
Shaen
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 41 C I
1654
Shean
CS VIII Leathanach: 84
1659
Shian
Cen. Leathanach: 403
1661
Shanabegg
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 2 C II
1714
Shyan
CGn. Leathanach: 13.288.5767
1752
Shean
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1758
Shean
CGn. Leathanach: 195.39.128894
1783
Shean
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1837
Sheeane
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,29
1837
Shean
Taylor Co. Map 1783:AL Leathanach: 1,29
1837
Shean
Noble & Keenan Co. Map:AL Leathanach: 1,29
1837
Sheene
TAB Leathanach: 1,29
1837
Shian
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: 1,29
1837
Shean
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: 1,29
1837
Síodhán, 'a fairy mount'
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,29
1837
Sheen
pl:AL Leathanach: 1,29
1837
Sheeane
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,29
2009
ʃeː(ə)n
Áit.

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