townland
Tulaigh an Bhacáin
genitive: Thulaigh an Bhacáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Tullyveacan
(English)

Glossary

tulach, tulaigh
English hillock

Explanatory note

  • English

    the hillock of the river bend

Centrepoint

54.1411, -7.99616latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌtoliːˈveːkən
x2
Áit.
ˌtoləˈvikən
Áit.
ˌtoləˈveːkən
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Tulaigh-Uí-Bheacháin = Bheahan or Behan’s hill. Beachán, a diminutive of beach, a bee. The term was sometimes applied to a young child. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Rath. On a spur overlooking the Yellow River which is c.200m distant to W, N and E (130). Sweathouse (site). At the bottom of a W-facing slope and adjacent to an abandoned farmhouse in an overgrown area (227). Sweathouse. At the bottom of a SW-facing slope and c.30m from an E-W stream (227). "
Nóta
1655
Tullanbacanmore/beg
DS
1660c
Tullanbacanbeg; Tullanbacanmore
BSD Leathanach: 68
1668
Tullyvekanmore alias Tullynbokanmore
ASE Leathanach: 177:01
1668
Tullyvekanbegg alias Tullanbekanbegg
ASE Leathanach: 177:01
1685
Tullanbacan
Hib. Del.
1731
Tullyverhanamore; Tullyverhane begg
CGn. Leathanach: 67.455.46765
1817
Tullyvekelmore; Tullyvekan
Larkin
1834?
Tullyvacan more & beg
TAB Leathanach: (60:16/9) 159
1836
Tullyvecan
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Tullyvecan
BS:AL
1836
Tullyvecan
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Tullyvekan
CM:AL
1836
"Tullaigh bheu//ca//n: [An dara 'l' scriosta]"
'beakan's hill'
OD:AL
1836
Tullyveacan
OD:AL
1836
Tullyveacan
"…a Danish fort…"
Desc. Rem.:AL

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