townland
An Gleann Caol
genitive: an Ghleanna Chaoil
(Irish)
Glenkeel
(English)

Glossary

English narrow; a narrow; marshy stream
English glen

Centrepoint

54.3301, -8.06304 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Cf.: Co, FM
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Gleann-Caol = Narrow glen "
Nóta
1622
Glankeill
CPR Leathanach: 539a
1661
Glankyle
Inq. Leathanach: 185
1817
Glenkeen
Larkin
1835
Glenkeell
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs (60:16/5)
1835
Glenkeel
TAB Leathanach: 48, 49 (60:16/5)
1836
Glankeel
"Belongs to Lieut. Vicar's Work."
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Glankeel
BS:AL
1836
Glenkeel
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Glankeel
James:AL
1836
Glenkeel
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Glenkeel
Flinn:AL
1836
Glenkeel
CM:AL
1836
Glean Chaol
'the small hollow'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Glenkeel
Plan:AL
1836
Gleann caol
pl:AL
1836
Gleann caol
'narrow glen or valley'
OD:AL
1836
Glenkeel
OD:AL

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