townland
An Sonnach Beag
genitive: an tSonnaigh Bhig
(Irish)
Sunnagh Beg
(English)

Glossary

beag, big
English small

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.9533, -7.76243latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌsoɴəˈbeg
Nóta
Nóta
Cl (Sunnagh) Gan chárta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Sonnach-Beag = Small mound or rampart."
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Rath. On the N-facing slope of a drumlin (125)."
Nóta
1655
Sunnaghbeg
DS
1659
Sunaghbeg
Cen. Leathanach: 563
c1660
Shannaghbegg
BSD Leathanach: 25
1685
Shananbeg
Hib. Del.
1836
[Sunnaghbeg]
"…there is a fort near the western boundary."
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Sunnach beag,
'little mound or rampart'
OD:AL
1836
Sonnach beag
'the small fortress or castle'
dúch:AL
1836
Suineach Beag
'the small fox'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Sunnaghbeg
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Sunaghbegg
S&V:AL
1836
Sunnaghbeg
CM:AL
1836
Sunnaghbeg
Walsh:AL
1836
Sunnaghbeg
DS:AL
1836
Sunnaghbeg
OD:AL

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