townland
An Tamhnach Mhór
genitive: na Tamhnaí Móire
(Irish)
Tawnagh More
(English)

Glossary

English great, big
English arable place, field

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.8918, -7.85983latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Ga (Tawnagh Beg) An Tamhnach Bheag ME An Tamhnach Mhór RC, Sl Gan chártaí"
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Tamhnach-Mór = Large green field. Tamhnach means a fine green field. Compare Hogan, Onomasticon, Tamhnach. This name is made Tawnymore locally; the dative or locative used as a nominative."
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Crannóg. Attached to the W shore of Lough Rinn (52). Crannóg. Close to the W shore of Lough Rinn (52)."
Nóta
1592
?Tonnaghmore
F Leathanach: 5740
1621
Tawnaghmore
CPR Leathanach: 518b
<s>1622<s>
<s>?Tawnaghnederry<s>
CPR Leathanach: <s>529a-b<s>
1659
Taunaghmore
Cen. Leathanach: 563
c1660
Tawnaghmore
BSD Leathanach: 34
<s>1669<s>
<s>?Tawnaghnedarry alias Tawnanedarry<s>
ASE Leathanach: 211
1685
?Tarnagh
Hib. Del.
1836
Tamhnach mor
'great burial ground'
dúch:AL
1836
Tamhnach mór
'great field'
OD:AL
1836
Tawlaghtmore
'the great grey yellow'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Tawneymore
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Tawlaghtmore
Norris, B.:AL
1836
Tawlaghtmore
S&V:AL
1836
Tawnymore
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Townymore
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Tawnaghmore
OD:AL
1836
Tawlaghtmore
Plan:AL

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