townland
Dún Ceallaigh
genitive: Dhún Ceallaigh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Doonkelly
(English)

Glossary

dún, dúnaibh
English fort

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the fort of Ceallach
    Ceallach — ainm pearsanta

  • English

    the fort of Ceallach
    Ceallach — personal name

Centrepoint

54.2821, -8.30651latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌduːnˈkɛliː
Áit.
ˌduːnˈkeliː
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Dún-Uí-Cheallaigh = O’Kelly’s dun or fort "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Rath. On a W-facing mountainside (80). Cashel. Towards the top of a precipitous spur on a SE-facing slope (80). Cashel. On a steep rise (80). Cashel. On a SW-facing slope overlooking Donn Lough (80). Mound. On a flat-topped plug of rock (15). Enclosure. On the steep S-facing slope of a prominent hillock (145). "
Nóta
1817
Doon
Larkin
1834
Doonkelly
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 37, 39 (60:16/3)
1836
Doonkelly
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Doon Kelly
BS:AL
1836
Doon Kelly
HCER 1826:AL
1836
Doonkelly
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Doonkelly
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Du//n Ceallaigh
pl:AL
1836
Dún: Ceallaigh
'Kelly's fort'
OD:AL
1836
Doonkelly
OD:AL

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