townland
Dún Brain Íochtarach
genitive: Dhún Brain Íochtarach
(Irish)
Dunbrin Lower
(English)

Glossary

dún, dúnaibh
English fort

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the fort of Bran
    Bran — ainm pearsanta

Centrepoint

52.9695, -6.97982latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1100c
Dún mBrain
LL Leathanach: 38903
1210c
Dunbren
Reg. St. Thos. Leathanach: 160
1297
Donbryn
CJR Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 88
1530c
Donbren
Rep. Vir.
1549
Downbryn
Carrigan MS Imleabhar: 46, Leathanach: 66
1551
Downbryn
F Leathanach: 712
1551
Downbrene
F Leathanach: 740
1563
Dumebrenin
Cotton Map
1578
Donbrenne
F Leathanach: 3359
1586
Donbryne
Patr. M'Mortogh
F Leathanach: 4938
1590
Downbrin
F Leathanach: 5403
1607
Donnebrein
CPR Leathanach: 116
1622
Donnebrinne
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 21 J I
1637
Downebrynn
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 21 C I
1646
Donnebrenne al' Downe
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 34 C I
1655
Doonbrin
DS
1655
Doonbrin
DS Par. (Reeves)
1660c
Donebryne
BSD (La) Leathanach: 108
1685
Donbrin
Hib. Del.
1714
Doonbrin
CGn. Leathanach: 13.288.5767
1805
Moat of Dunbrin
Cahill (La)
1838
Dunbrin
Kemmis Map 1761:AL Leathanach: LA009,9
1838
Dún Broin, 'fort of Bran or Byrne'
OD:AL Leathanach: LA009,9
1838
Dunbrin Lower
BS:AL Leathanach: LA009,9
2006
donˈbrin
Áit.

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