townland
Áth Cip
genitive: Áth Cip
(Irish)
Akip
(English)

Glossary

English ford

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    ford of (the) tree-stump?

    Tá sruthán ar theorainn thiar an bhaile fearainn seo. Is dócha gurb é an focal ceap “tree-stump” atá sa dara heilimint.

    Cf. bf Áth na gCeap (Ci 44) (#22479), bf Béal Átha Chip (ME 86, 96) (#37358) agus áth-ainmneacha eile a dhéanann tagairt dá ndéantús ar nós Áth an Chláir, Áth an Mhaide, Áth na gCloch, Áth na Leice, srl. (féach www.logainm.ie).

Centrepoint

52.8831, -7.5693 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1303–6
Athkypp
Cal. Lib. Rub. Uimhir calendar: 19, Foroinn: k
1613
Aghakippe
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 J I
1621
Akipp
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 19 J I
1655
Aghkip
DS
1655
Aghkip
DS Par. (Reeves)
1659
Aghkippo
Cen. Leathanach: 494
1660c
Aghkippe
BSD (La) Leathanach: 142
1667-8
Aghkipp
ASE Leathanach: 173
1685
Aghakip
Hib. Del.
1695
Akipp
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 2 G III
1805
Akip
Cahill (La)
1838
Akip
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: La052,13
1838
[Akip]
"…1 Danish fort…"
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: La052,13
1838
Akip
BS:AL Leathanach: La052,12
1838
Akip
Lalor, J.:AL Leathanach: La052,13
1838
Akip
Young, Rev.:AL Leathanach: La052,13
1838
Akip
Drought, Cllr:AL Leathanach: La052,13
1838
Akip
Cahill Co. Map:AL Leathanach: La052,13
1838
Aghakippe
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: La052,13
1838
Akipp
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: La052,13
1838
Aghkipp
DS:AL Leathanach: La052,13
1838
Ath chip, 'ford of the stock or trunk of a tree'
OD:AL Leathanach: La052,13
1838
Akipp
Inq. G III:AL Leathanach: La052,13
1838
A-kipp
pl:AL Leathanach: La052,13
1905
In Irish this name would be written Ath-a'-Cip
Carrigan Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 353
2004
ˈaˈkip
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