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Port na hInse
genitive: Phort na hInse
non-validated name
(Irish)
Portnahinch
(English)
Glossary
inis
(also: inse)
island; river meadow
port port, bank, fort
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    the bank of the river-meadow

    Tá cur síos san Fhardal Seandálaíochta (www.archaeology.ie) ar an teampall agus an reilig anseo. Is deacair a dhéanamh amach cén tábhacht a bhain leis an mbaile fearainn beag seo is a rá gur ainmíodh an bharúntacht as, murab amhlaidh a bhí mórchaladh anseo trasna na Bearú. Cf. www.dil.ie s.v. 1 port (c).

Irish Grid

N 48973 09625

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