townland
Barr Achadh Míolta
genitive: Bharr Achadh Míolta
non-validated name
(Irish)
Aghameelta Barr
(English)

Glossary

achadh, -ach
English field
English top

Explanatory note

  • English

    top of (the) field of (the) animals

Centrepoint

54.2746, -8.25614latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
"Cf. “Barr” in Lyon go Dún Lúiche, Art Ó Maolfabhail "
Nóta
1660c
Aghowmyelton
(nó Aghameelta?)
BSD Leathanach: 72
1836
Bar of Aughamata
"See townland."
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Bar of Aughamatta, Bar of Auhameetta
BS:AL
1836
Bar of Aughameelta
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Barr acha miolta, méulta
pl:AL
1836
Barr acha miolta, 'top of the field of the midges'
['éú' ós cionn 'miolta']
OD:AL

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