townland
Srónchoill
genitive: Shrónchoille
(Irish)
Sronscull
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    nose-wood?
    promontory-, pointed-wood?

    Ní léir cad dó a thagraíonn an chéad mhír srón; cf. b’fhéidir an lúb suntasach sa teorainn le Cill Dara i dtuaisceart an bhaile fearainn. Is léir nach scol a bhí sa dara heilimint ó cheart.

    Cf. bf Srónach (#28557) in Oireadh.

Centrepoint

52.9764, -7.04912 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1655
Shronquill
DS
1655
Shronquill
DS Par. (Reeves)
1660c
Shronquill
BSD (La) Leathanach: 108
1685
Shronquila
Hib. Del.
1790
Shronescull
CGn. Imleabhar: 429, Leathanach: 494, Uimhir: 278933
1838
Srón scal, 'nose, or hill-point of the shouting'
OD:AL Leathanach: LA009,21
1838
Sronscull
"Compare with Ardscull in Kildare." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: LA009,21
1838
Shronscull
BS:AL Leathanach: LA009,21
1838
Scronescull
Kemmis Map 1761:AL Leathanach: LA009,21
2006
ˈsroːn(ˈsgol)
Áit.
2006
ˈsronːˈsgol
Áit.
2006
ʃroːn
(Mostly)
Áit.

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