townland
An Garbhlach
genitive: an Gharbhlaigh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Garvlough
(English)

Glossary

English rough, rough one

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

53.9525, -8.0383latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Garvlough
ˈgɑːrlə
"no lake there"
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Garbhlach = Rough land Garbhlach, garbh and the suffix lach. There is Garravlagh in Co. Mayo, Garbhlach, rough or coarse land. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Rath. Towards the top of a rise (91). "
Nóta
1659
Garrologh
Cen. Leathanach: 559
1836
Garlagh
BS:AL
1836
Garlath,
'the child'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Gorlough
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Garlagh more & beg
CM:AL
1836
Garbh loch
pl:AL
1836
Garbh loch,
'rough lake'
OD:AL
1836
Garvlough
"Vide indexes." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL

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