townland
An Gleann Bodhar
genitive: an Ghleanna Bhodhair
(Irish)
Glenbower
(English)

Glossary

English glen

Explanatory note

  • English

    the glen of the dull sound

Centrepoint

53.0178, -7.52925 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1838
Glenbower
BS:AL Leathanach: La046,36
1838
Glenbower
Hamilton, W. :AL Leathanach: La046,37
1838
Gleann bodhar, 'deaf-glen/ silent'
"There is another glen of this name in the Co. of Waterford and another to the east of Slieve na mBan in the Co. Tipperary." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: La046,37
1838
Glenbower
OD:AL Leathanach: La046,37
2004
glenˈbour
Áit.

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