townland
Gléib Eanach Duibh
genitive: Ghléib Eanach Duibh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Annaduff Glebe
(English)

Glossary

dubh, dú-, duí-
English black
English marsh
English glebe

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the glebe of (the) marsh of Dubh
    Dubh — ainm pearsanta

  • English

    the glebe of (the) marsh of Dubh
    Dubh — personal name

Centrepoint

53.9266, -7.97277latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Eanach-Dubh = Black marshy ground. "
Nóta
n/a
"The Four Masters have three references to Annaghduff. “Mac-an-Teer, Abbot of Eanach-Dubh died! AD 792. “O’Donnell O’Reilly and Caoch O’Reilly, Cathal O’Connor and Giolla-na-Naomh O’Farrell, having mustered an army, marched into Muintir-Eolais against Cathal Mac Rannall… They remained two nights at Tulach-Álann, and stopped the third night at Eanach-Dubh.” AD 1254 Vide Annals of Connaught AD 1297. An abbey was erected at Annaghduff about the middle of the 8th century. It stood where the Protestant Church and graveyard are now, on the banks of the Shannon. They only remains of it are a few stones worked into the gable of the old ruined churuch in the graveyard. Cumain Cad is, according to tradition, the patron of the place. He was probably its first Abbot. “At it (Eanach-Dub) is the Church of Cumain Cadan on the brink of the Shannon.” (Leabhar Brecc.21; Mac Firbis, Book of Genealogies, 738). “Ceill Cumain Cadan in Eanach-Dub.” (Hogan, Onomasticon, Page 187.) Cumain Cadan’s feast day was
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory : Annaduff Glebe/Gortaggle/Mucklaghan Glebe Crannóg. At the centre of Mucklaghan Lough (41). Barrow. At the N-facing crest of a drumlin (14). "
Nóta
1655
Dromreagh and Dromrea
DS
1660c
Drumreagh: <s>Drumreaghan<s>
BSD Leathanach: 50
1685
D:reagh; D:rae
Hib. Del.
1836
Annaduff Glebe
BS:AL Leathanach: C001,1,41
1836
Annaduff Glebe
CM:AL Leathanach: C001,1,41
1836
Annaduff Glebe
Buck, H.:AL Leathanach: C001,1,41
1836
Annaduff Glebe
S&V:AL Leathanach: C001,1,41
1836
Annaduff Glebe
Map 1793 (Rowley):AL Leathanach: C001,1,41
1836
Anath-Duff, 'Duffey's fort'
Quinn, E.:AL Leathanach: C001,1,41
1836
Annaduff
HCons PR:AL  Leathanach: C001,1,41
1836
Eanach Dubh
pl:AL Leathanach: C001,1,41
1836
[Annaduff]
"Mucklaghan Lough is on the eastern boundary."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: C001,1,41
1836
Annaduff, Bishop's land
BS:AL Leathanach: C001,1,44
1836
Annaduff, Bishop's land
CM:AL Leathanach: C001,1,44
1836
Annaduff, Bishop's land
Buck, H.:AL Leathanach: C001,1,44
1836
Annaduff, Bishop's land
Map 1793 (Rowley):AL Leathanach: C001,1,44
1836
Annaduff
HCons PR:AL  Leathanach: C001,1,44
1836
Annaduffe
HCER 1826:AL Leathanach: C001,1,44
1836
Annaghduffe
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: C001,1,44
1836
Annaghduff
DS Map:AL Leathanach: C001,1,44
1836
Annaduff
dúch dearg:AL Leathanach: C001,1,44
1836
Annaduff Glebe
BS:AL
1836
Annaduff Glebe
CM:AL
1836
Annaduff Glebe
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Annaduff Glebe
S&V:AL
1836
Annaduff Glebe
Map 1793 (Rowley):AL
1836
Anath-Duff
'Duffey's fort'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Annaduff
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Eanach Dubh
pl:AL
1836
[Annaduff]
"Mucklaghan Lough is on the eastern boundary."
Desc. Rem.:AL
2010
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