townland
Ceapach na Seannach
genitive: Cheapach na Seannach
(Irish)
Cappanashannagh
(English)

Glossary

ceapach, ceapaigh
English plot of land, tillage plot
sionnach, sionnaigh, seannach
English fox

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the tillage-plot of the foxes
    seannach — leagan áitiúil de sionnach

    Féach an logainm bf Doirín na Seannach ní fada ó bhaile in Achadh Bhó (#28705).

Centrepoint

52.8917, -7.30071latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1563
Caritotain
Cotton Map
1633
Capeneshenagh
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 16 C I
1633
Cappaneshinnagh
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 16 C I
1660c
Cappanashannagh
BSD (La) Leathanach: 102
1717
Shannagh
CGn. Leathanach: 20.93.9899
1838
Cappanashanna
BS:AL Leathanach: LA024,7
1838
Cappaneshranagh
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: LA024,7
1838
Cappanashanna
Cramer, J. T.:AL Leathanach: LA024,7
1838
Cappaneshranagh
HCSV:AL Leathanach: LA024,7
1838
Caponashanagh
French, Rev.:AL Leathanach: LA024,7
1838
Cappanashanna
Johnston, G.:AL Leathanach: LA024,7
1838
Cappanashanna
Edge, J.:AL Leathanach: LA024,7
1838
Cappaneshinnagh, Cappeneshanagh
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: LA024,7
1838
Ceapa na seanach, 'plot of the foxes'
OD:AL Leathanach: LA024,7
1838
Cappanashannagh
OD:AL Leathanach: LA024,7
2006
kap(ə)nəˈʃanə
Áit.

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