townland
Tulaigh na Muc Dubh
genitive: Thulaigh na Muc Dubh
(Irish)
Tullynamuckduff
(English)

Glossary

dubh, dú-, duí-
English black
muc
English pig
tulach, tulaigh
English hillock

Centrepoint

54.1599, -8.20498 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Tulaigh-na-Muice-Duibhe = Hill of the black pig. Muc-Dhubh, a black pig – a common feature in Irish folk-belief, said to be a harbringer of woe. Compare Cladh (Claidhe)-na-Muice-Duibhe, an ancient trench or dyke dividing Ulster from the rest of Ireland. "
Nóta
1834?
Tullynamuckdoo
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 89 (60:16/8)
1836
Tullynamacdhu
BS:AL
1836
Tullynamacdhu
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Tullynamuckduff
O'Donovan, I.:AL
1836
Tullaigh na muc dubh, 'hill of the black pig'
[an dara 'l' scriosta]
OD:AL
1836
Tullynamuckduff
OD:AL

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