townland
Fothaire
genitive: Fhothaire
non-validated name
(Irish)
Faughary
(English)

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

54.3356, -8.13876latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Cf. Faugher – DG, FM "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Fachaire = A shelving hill-side. Fachair means shelving land; “a level spot or shelf in a hill, between rocks (Donegal); a place in cliff, where a goat or a sheep might rest (Mayo).” Faughary is a mountain district. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Enclosure. On a slight rise of a SW-facing slope (149). "
Nóta
1660c
?Ffahey
BSD Leathanach: 76
1817
Faughry
Larkin
1835?
Faughorey
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs (59:16/2)
1835?
Faughary
TAB Leathanach: 43 (59:16/2)
1835?
Faughrey
TAB Leathanach: Abstract (59:16/2)
1836
Foughrey
BS:AL
1836
Faughry
Larkin (Li)
1836
Faughrey
Bar. Cons.:AL
1836
Fachruigh
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Faughry
Park:AL
1836
Faughry
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Faughrey
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Fachaire
pl:AL
1836
Fachaire
'a shelving side of a hill'
OD:AL
1836
Faughary
"See Donegal index." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL

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