townland
An Bréanros Thuaidh
genitive: an Bhréanrois Thuaidh
(Irish)
Breanross North
(English)

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.8974, -7.82398latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˈbreːnˌrɑs , ˈbreːnrəs
Nóta
Nóta
Cf: p: Mohill b: Mohill
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Bréan-Ros = Rank or ill-odoured point or piece or land. The word, Ros, is a difficult word to deal with. It may mean either a wood or a point of land; and it is impossible now to say which meaning it has."
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Rath. In a low-lying position (63)."
Nóta
1655
Brenrose
DS
c1660
Brenrosse
(nó Breanross South)
BSD Leathanach: 34
c1660
Brenrosse
BSD Leathanach: 22
1667
Brenrose
ASE Leathanach: 136
1685
Brenrosse
Hib. Del.
1766
?Brecinriss
(nó p: Mohill)
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1965 Leathanach: 510
1783
Brainross
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1966 Leathanach: 138
1836
Brainross North
"See page 27 for 'Ros'."
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Breynross
Norris, B.:AL
1836
Breanross
S&V:AL
1836
Breanruss North
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Breanrish
CM:AL
1836
Breanross
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Brenrosse
DS:AL

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