townland
Bun na Darach
genitive: Bhun na Darach
(Irish)
Bundarragh
(English)

Glossary

bun
English (river-)mouth, bottom(-land)
dair, darú
English oak

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    low ground of the oak
    (< Muine?)

  • English

    low ground of the oak
    (< Muine, 'thicket'?)

Centrepoint

53.9429, -7.71857 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Bun-darach = Bottom land of the oak plantation. Bun, the bottom, the base, the foot (of anything). "
Nóta
1621
Monedaragh
CPR Leathanach: 530b
1655
Bunaderagh
DS
1660c
Bunnadarragh
BSD (Li) Leathanach: 13
1667
Bonadarragh alias Bunadarragh
ASE Leathanach: 101:23
1685
Bunaderagh
Hib. Del.
1717
Bondarragh als Bundarragh
CGn. Leathanach: 19.346.10325
1717
Bondarragh alis Bundaragh
CGn. Leathanach: 20.294.10663
1817
Bundaragh
Larkin (Li)
1836
Bundarragh
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Bundaragh
CM:AL
1836
Bunn dairr
the oak butt or root' [scriosta]
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Broin doire,
'the height of the oak wood'
dúch (scriosta):AL
1836
Bundaragh
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Bonn(bun) darach
'bottom of the oak'
OD:AL
1836
Bundarragh
OD:AL
1836
Bundara
BS:AL

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