townland
Gleann Caoin Íochtarach
genitive: Ghleann Caoin Íochtarach
(Irish)
Glenkeen Lower
(English)

Glossary

English pleasant, fair
English glen

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    pleasant glen

    Mionainmneacha ar an léarscáil:

    1. Tá gleann beag eile in oirthear Ghleann Caoin Íochtarach .i. Glenmore [Wood] SO < An Gleann Mór “the big glen”.
    2. Ní heol dúinn aon tagairtí stairiúla d’ainm Gaeilge Wolftrap Mountain SO agus is aistriúchán é sl Sliabh Ghaiste na Mac Tíre (#107035).

Centrepoint

53.1395, -7.55658latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1682
Glankeene
Dunne Papers Leathanach: 136
1718c
Upper Glankeen
Dunne Papers Leathanach: 141
1774-9
Glankeen
Dunne Papers Leathanach: 144
1824
Glankeen (Upper, Lower)
TAB
1838
Glenkeen Lower
OD:AL Leathanach: La036,32
1838
Glankeen Lower
BS:AL Leathanach: La036,32
1838
Glankeen Mountain
Map (Dunne, Gen.):AL Leathanach: La036,32
1838
Glenkeene
CM:AL Leathanach: La036,32
1838
Gleann caoin, 'beautiful glen or valley'
OD:AL Leathanach: La036,32
2005
glenˈkiːnloːr
Áit.

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