townland
Tulaigh Leacan Bheag
genitive: Thulaigh Leacan Bheag
non-validated name
(Irish)
Tullylackan Beg
(English)

Glossary

beag, big
English small
leaca, leacain, leacan
English hillside
tulach, tulaigh
English hillock

Explanatory note

  • English

    hillock of (the) hillside

Centrepoint

54.1082, -7.87547latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Tulaigh-leacan = Hill of the brow or slope. Leaca, genitive leacan, means a cheek, and, by extension, the brow or side of a hill. Leaca chnoic has the same meaning. "
Nóta
1660c
Tullyglackan
BSD Leathanach: 10
1668
Tullyglackan
ASE Leathanach: 161:34
1830c
Tullylacken
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/14) 24
1830c
Tullyluskan
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/14) innéacs
1836
Tullylackinbeg
BS:AL
1836
Tullylackenbeg
Stacke, Capt.:AL
1836
Tullyglackanbeg
HCSR:AL 
1836
Tullyglackan
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Tullyglakan
DS Map:AL
1836
Tulaig leacain beag,
'hill of the slope (little)'
OD:AL
1836
Tullylackan beg
OD:AL

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