townland
Achadh na gColpach
genitive: Achadh na gColpach
(Irish)
Aghnagollop
(English)

Glossary

achadh, -ach
English field

Centrepoint

54.0355, -8.02099latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Achadh-na-gcolpa = Field of the heifers. Colpa means a full grown animal of the horse or cow kind but, according to Joyce, it originally meant a three year old heifer, and in this sense it is to be understood in local names. Heifers’ field is an old local rendering of this name. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Enclosure. In a low-lying position beside a stream (137). "
Nóta
1622
Aghanegalpagh
CPR Leathanach: 530a
1655
Aghanagalpagh
DS
1660c
Aghenaghgalphagh
BSD Leathanach: 42
1667
Aghanegalpagh
ASE Leathanach: 129
1685
?Aghanaga
Hib. Del.
1835
Aughnagollap
TAB (60:16/10) innéacs Nóta: (60:16/10) innéacs
1835
Aughnagollop
TAB Leathanach: 117, Nóta: (60:16/10)
1835
Annagollop
TAB Leathanach: 119, Nóta: (60:16/10)
1835
Aughnagallop
TAB Leathanach: 179, Nóta: (60:16/10)
1836
Aughnagollip
BS:AL
1836
Acha-na-gholapha
 'the heifer's rock, or bank'
Mc Donough, I.:AL
1836
Aughnagollop
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Aghagollop
S&V:AL
1836
Aghanagalpagh
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Achadh na gcolpa
'field of the collops'
OD:AL
1836
Aghnagollop
OD:AL
1836
[Aghnagollop]
"…it contains…an old fort…"
Desc. Rem.:AL

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