townland
An Sliabh
genitive: an tSléibhe
(Irish)
Slieve
(English)

Glossary

English mountain, moor

Centrepoint

53.7269, -7.88713latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1570
the Reen (Donnell O’ Farroll, now McMorghe, in Tlewe [fch. bf. Slieve béal dorais]
Cal. Carew Leathanach: 406
1629
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Cotton Map
1813
Slieve Mullaghanashee [Tá roinnt tagairtí de ‘Munhelly’ (pt. of Aghnagore, béal dorais) le fáil – ní bf. aitheanta é seo. An dtarlódh sé gur Slieve = Mullaghanashee = Munhelly?. Tá ‘Mullanashee’ marcáilte ar an E1.]
Edgeworth
1829
Slieve
BS:AL
1829
Sliab, “The Mountain”
Quinn, E.:AL
1829
Sliabh, “mons, a mountain”
OD:AL
1829
sleeve, sliabh
pl:AL
1908
Sliabh
MacGivney Leathanach: 201
2007
sliːv
Áit.

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