townland
Tulaigh Sceithearnaí
genitive: Thulaigh Sceithearnaí
(Irish)
Tullyskeherny
(English)

Glossary

tulach, tulaigh
English hillock

Explanatory note

  • English

    hillock of (the) place of hawthorns, thorn-bushes

Centrepoint

54.3693, -8.10385latitude, longitude
Irish Grid (with letter)
Computing...
Irish Grid (without letter)
Computing...
Irish Transverse Mercator (ITM)
Computing...

Historical references

Nóta
"P: Cloonclare b: Drumahaire "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Tulaigh-Sceacharnaigh = Hill of the bushes. Sceacharnach is an example of a compound termination, from sceach, a bush and the post-fix ‘nach’ combined with the letter ‘r.’ The whole conveys a cumulative meaning – ‘abounding in.’ "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Rath. At the SW end of a ridge (129) Rath. At the NE end of a ridge (130). "
Nóta
1660c
Tullyskehernagh
BSD Leathanach: 39
1817
Tullysharney
Larkin
1835?
Tullyskerny
TAB Leathanach: 6, 104 (59:16/1ii)
1836
Tullyskerny
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Tulcha Screeny
'skreeny mount'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Tullysharney
CM:AL
1836
Tulla-sgetherne/ igh
pl:AL
1836
Tulaigh scetherne/ sgeacharnach
'hill of the brambles'
OD:AL
1836
Tullyskeherny
OD:AL
1836
[Tullyskeherny]
"…there [are] two forts on the western part…"
Desc. Rem.:AL

Please note: Some of the documentation from the archives of the Placenames Branch is available here. It indicates the range of research contributions undertaken by the Branch on this placename over the years. It may not constitute a complete record, and evidence may not be sequenced on the basis of validity. It is on this basis that this material is made available to the public.

Archival and research material provided on this site may be used, subject to acknowledgement. Issues regarding republication or other permissions or copyright should be addressed to logainm@dcu.ie.