townland
An Mhóin Bhán
genitive: na Móna Báine
(Irish)
Whitebog
(English)

Glossary

English white; lea-ground, grassy
móin, mónaidh
English bogland

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    Is aistriúchán í an fhoirm Ghaeilge.

    Is ann do An Mhóin Bhán (Co, Ga, LG, Lm, , UF) agus An Mhóin Fhionn (CC, Co, PL) araon sa Ghaeilge. Ní heol dúinn aon tagairt d’ainm Ghaeilge an phortaigh mhóir ar a dtugtar 1563c ‘The White boge’ ar léarscáil Cotton (i mbarúntacht Phort Laoise Thoir; cf. bf Cúil na Móna (#28423) i gCluain Eidhneach).

Centrepoint

52.9664, -7.0114 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1714
Whitebogg
CGn. Imleabhar: 12.317.5243
1838
White Bog
BS:AL Leathanach: LA009,23
2006
hwəitˈbɑg
Áit.

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