townland
Salachán
genitive: Shalacháin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Sallaghan
(English)

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53.928, -8.04352latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˈsaləhən
x2
Áit.
ˈsaˑləhən
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Saileachán = A place of willow trees. Saileachán, is a diminutive form of saileach, a willow tree, an osier, a sally tree. "
Nóta
1836
Sullaghan
BS:AL
1836
Puill Lachan, 'the duck pond'
"He took it for 'Pullaghan'. Quinn did not read the name. Why was he not got to visit those places and take the pronunciation from the 'viva voce' of the natives?" [OD]
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Sallachán
pl:AL
1836
Sallachán,
'dirty, or miry place'
OD:AL
1836
Sallaghan
OD:AL

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