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Port Uí Mhatháin
genitive: Phort Uí Mhatháin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Newport
(English)
Glossary
port port, bank, fort
Ó
(also: )
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    the (river) bank of Ó Matháin
    Ó Matháin — sloinne.
    Achadh Bheannchair, 'field of —' (ní léir brí beannchar i logainmneacha), ainm stairiúil sa cheantar seo.
    De réir iontrálacha 1742, áfach, is ionann 'Portmahone' agus Newport féin.

  • English

    the (river) bank of Ó Matháin
    Ó Matháin — sloinne.
    Achadh Bheannchair, 'field of —' (the meaning of beannchar in placenames is unclear), was a historical placename in this vicinity.
    According to the entries from 1742, however, 'Portmahone' is identical with Newport.

Irish Grid

N 28324 63087

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