townland
Fíonach
genitive: Fhíonach
non-validated name
(Irish)
Fenagh
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    place of twigs
    Is cosúil gur san iolra a bhí an logainm seo ó cheart (.i. Fíonach < Fíonacha)

  • English

    place of twigs
    It appears that this placename was originally used in the plural (i.e., Fíonach < Fíonacha)

Centrepoint

54.3279, -8.25905latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˈfiːnə
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
"Cf. DED: Fíonach P: Killarga b: Drumahaire P: Fenagh b: Leitrim "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Cashel. On a steep S-facing slope (90). "
Nóta
1660c
Ffannagha
BSD Leathanach: 35
1668
Fanagha
ASE Leathanach: 187:23
1685
Fanagha
Hib. Del.
1835?
Feenagh
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 39, 41 (59:16/2)
1835?
Fenagh
TAB Leathanach: Abstract (59:16/2)
1836
Fenagh
BS:AL
1836
Fenagh
Park:AL
1836
Feenagh
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Feenagh
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Fanagha ?
DS:AL
1836
Fi//an:ăch
pl:AL
1836
Fíanch, 'or' Fíodhnach
'woody'
OD:AL
1836
Fenagh
OD (corr.):AL

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