townland
An Bun Riabhach
genitive: an Bhuin Riabhaigh
(Irish)
Bunrevagh
(English)

Glossary

English (river-)mouth, bottom(-land)
English streaked, grey

Centrepoint

54.0622, -7.95827latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Bun-Riabhach = Grey end or hill base.. This townland is on the side of Slieve-an-Ierin. "
Nóta
"Arch.Inventory Rath. At the crest of the E side of a steep-sided N-S Valley on the S-facing slopes of Slieve Anierin (63) Holy well (possible, site). ‘St Patrick’s Well.’ Beside a stream in scrub and pasture. AN overgrown natural spring 5m distant from the stream had been used locally as a water source, but there is no local knowledge of veneration (187) "
Nóta
1660c
Bunreagh
BSD Leathanach: 47
1667
Bonreagh
ASE Leathanach: 129
1833
Bunreevagh
TAB Nóta: (61:16/11) innéacs
1833
Bunrevaugh O’Donnell
TAB Leathanach: 13, Nóta: (61:16/11)
1833
Bunrevagh McAweeny
TAB Leathanach: 15, Nóta: (61:16/11)
1836
Bunrewagh
BS:AL
1836
Bunrovagh
CM:AL
1836
Bunreewagh
Buck:AL
1836
Bunreagh
S&V:AL
1836
Bunreagh
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Bun riabhach, 'a great foot, or base'
"'revagh' has been made 'reagh' in Ulster, but cannot in Connaught."
OD:AL
1836
văgh
OD:AL

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