townland
Log na Fothaire
genitive: Log na Fothaire
non-validated name
(Irish)
Lugnafaughery
(English)

Glossary

log, lag
English hollow

Explanatory note

  • English

    the hollow of the shelving land, wooded valley

Centrepoint

54.3224, -8.3548 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Log-na-Fachaire = Hollow of the shelving side. Fachair, a level spot or shelf in a hill. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Megalithic structure. In pasture on a N-facing slope beside the Diffreen River on the floor of Glencar valley (10). "
Nóta
n/a
"“Fachair, Foithir, Fachar: shelving land, a level spot or shelf in a hill, between rocks (Donegal); a place in a cliff where a goat or a sheep might rest (Mayo, Erris) (O’Reilly, 635b) (Ó Donn.) "
Nóta
1622
Legnefaghroe
CPR Leathanach: 543a
1659
Legnefagherowe
Cen. Leathanach: 568
1661
Leghufaghro
Inq. Leathanach: 187
1661
Lehnefaghroy
Inq. Leathanach: 188
1835?
Lugnafaughrey
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 81 (59:16/2)
1836
Legnafoughry
BS:AL
1836
Legnafaughrey
Bar. Cons.:AL
1836
Lugnefaughry
Clarke, F.:AL
1836
Lugnafaughrey
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Lag na fachaire, leag na fachraigh
pl:AL
1836
Lag na fachaire
'hollow of the shelving hill'
OD:AL
1836
Lugnafaughery
OD:AL

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