BROWSE
townland
An Bán Breac
genitive: an Bháin Bhric
(Irish)
Baunbrack
(English)

Glossary

English white; lea-ground, grassy
English speckled

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the speckled lea-ground

    Is féidir bábhún a chur as an áireamh, is dócha, ó nach bhfuil aon iarsmaí seandálaíochta sa bhaile fearainn beag seo.

Centrepoint

52.9347, -7.5362latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1838
Bawnbrack
BS:AL Leathanach: La004,30
1838
Baunbrack
OD:AL Leathanach: La004,30
1838
Bawnbrack
Lalor, J.:AL Leathanach: La004,30
1838y
Bán breac, 'speckled field'
"We have made 'bán' a green field, 'Baun' and 'badbhun' a fortress." [Nóta OD];
OD:AL Leathanach: La004,30
1838
Bawnbrack
Roe, W.:AL Leathanach: La004,30
1838
Bawnbrack
Thacker, Rev.:AL Leathanach: La004,30
1838
Bawnbrack
Wallpool:AL Leathanach: La004,30
2004
bɑunbrak
Áit.

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