townland
An Bhrocach
genitive: na Brocaí
(Irish)
Brockagh
(English)

Centrepoint

54.1941, -8.18021latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Brocach = a badger den. Broc, a badger, and the cumulative suffix ‘Ach’ – a place full of badgers. "
Nóta
1835
Brackagh
TAB Leathanach: 2, 60 (60:16/7)
1836
Brockagh
BS:AL
1836
Brockagh
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Brockagh
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Brocach
pl:AL
1836
Brocach,
'a badger warren'
OD:AL
1836
Brockagh
OD:AL

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