Leaca an Mheantáin
genitive: Leaca an Mheantáin
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Other names

Bearna na Gaoithe
genitive: Bhearna na Gaoithe
historical name (What is this?)


bearna, bearn, bearnaidh
English gap
leaca, leacain, leacan
English hillside

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the hillside of the titmouse
    Bearna na Gaoithe seanainm ar chuid den áit seo móide bf An Tóin Bhán [q.v., par. Craobh Chomhartha]

  • English

    the hillside of the titmouse
    Bearna na Gaoithe, 'the windy gap', was the old name of an area that covered part of this townland plus the townland of An Tóin Bhán / Tonbaun [q.v., par. Craobh Chomhartha / Crecora]


52.5761, -8.69756latitude, longitude
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