townland
An Bréanadh
genitive: an Bhréanaidh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Breany
(English)

Centrepoint

53.6526, -7.67791 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1629
Brennens
Cotton Map
1659
Breana and Lisdrinagh [“Derby Toole gent” mar Tituladoe anseo]
Cen. Leathanach: 454
c.1660
Brennagh
BSD Leathanach: 148
1685
Brenagh
Hib. Del.
1686
Brenagh alias Brenna (James Barkeley and Rebecca his wife)
CG Leathanach: 44b
1813
Breny
Edgeworth
1835
Brany
BS:AL
1835
Breny
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1835
Brennagh
DS Ref.:AL
1835
Brenagh
DS Map:AL
1835
Bréunaidh, “stinking bog”
OD:AL
1835
breunaidh
pl:AL
1835
...the whole of which is cultivated except about 17 acres of bog...this townland is flat and wet
Desc. Rem.:AL
1835
Brany
Jessop, Rev.:AL
1835
Brany
Robinson, J.P.:AL
1908
Bréanaidhe, “a fetid place, a slow-flowing stream which consequently becomes fetid”
MacGivney Leathanach: 49
2008
ˈbreːniˑ
Áit.

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