townland
An Seanbhaile
genitive: an tSeanbhaile
(Irish)
Shanvally
(English)

Glossary

English old

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the old town

    Tá an guta cúnta, gné a shamhlaítear le canúintí an deiscirt, le sonrú in 1838 ‘Shanavally’, ‘Shanavolla’.

Centrepoint

52.8584, -6.9916 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1563
Ballyshen?
F Leathanach: 511
1838
Shanavolla
BS:AL Leathanach: La035,14
1838
Shanavolla
Rockfort, H.:AL Leathanach: La035,14
1838
Sean bhaile, 'old town'
OD:AL Leathanach: La035,14
1838
Shanavally
pl:AL Leathanach: La035,14
1838
Shanvally
OD:AL Leathanach: La035,14
2006
ˈʃanvaliˑ
(A new house)
Áit.

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