townland
An Bheitheach Bheag
genitive: na Beithí Bige
(Irish)
Beagh Beg
(English)

Glossary

beag, big
English small

Centrepoint

53.9506, -7.6517 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
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"Cf. FM, Ga, Li, RC, TE, DG, Do UF, Mu: An Bheitheach Lm: Beitheach Ga: Beitheach, recte An Bheitheach "
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n/a
LSO: “…we find two sacred springs in the Parish called after him [Thaumaturgus]; of these the one springs in the Townland of Aghawillin, close to the boundary of Bredagh, and the other in Beagh.” (99)
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"Arch. Inventory: “Rath. On top of a drumlin.” (60) "
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"Pinkman: Beitheach = A place of birch trees "
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n/a
“Behagheighter became Behaghbeg.” (Bréifne, 1962, 115)
Nóta
1586
Beye
F Leathanach: 4807
1586
Behed
F Leathanach: 4807
1590
Beahie
F Leathanach: 5433
1590
Behahie
F Leathanach: 5433
1627
Beghie
Inq. Leathanach: 160
1655
Bahagh
DS Leathanach: 561
1659
Beagh
Cen.
1660c
Behagh
BSD Leathanach: 2
1660c
Behagh
BSD Leathanach: 3
1667
Behagh
ASE Leathanach: 101.23
1685
Bagha
Hib. Del.
1710
Beghagh
CGn. Leathanach: 6.168.1693
1817
Beaghbeg
Larkin (Li)
1830c
Bea More
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/15) innéacs
1830c
Beagh Beg
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/15) 8,9
1836
Beaghbeg
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Bregabeg
'small lies'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Beaghbeg
CM:AL
1836
Beaughbeg
Walsh, H.:AL
1836
Beitheach beag
'small birchland'
OD:AL
1836
Beagh-beg
OD:AL
1836
Beaghbeg
Plan:AL
1836
[Beagh-beg]
"'Beagh Fort' is situated north of the centre."
Desc. Rem.:AL

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