townland
Na Garraithe Dubha
genitive: na nGarraithe Dubha
(Irish)
Blackgardens
(English)

Glossary

dubh, dú-, duí-
English black
English garden, court

Centrepoint

54.2296, -8.20001latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
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"Pinkman: Garrdhtha-Dubha = Black gardens or enclosures. Garrdha, a garden, often a cabbage garden, and sometimes a court yard belonging to a castle. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Sweathouse. Towards the bottom of a W-facing slope in Killarga village (218). "
Nóta
1835
Black Gardens
TAB Leathanach: 4, 60 (60:16/7)
1836
Blackgardens
BS:AL
1836
Blackgardens
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Black Garden
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Garradha dubha
pl:AL
1836
Garraidhe dubha
'black gardens'
OD:AL

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