townland
Achadh Fada
genitive: Achadh Fada
(Irish)
Aghafad
(English)

Glossary

achadh, -ach
English field
English long

Centrepoint

53.7129, -7.80089latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1629
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Cotton Map
1813
Aughafad
Edgeworth
1836
Aughafad
BS:AL
1836
Augha Fada, “The long horses”
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Acha Fada, “longfield”
OD:AL
1836
fad
pl:AL
1836
Aughafad
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1908
Aughafodda; Achadh Fada, “long field”
MacGivney Leathanach: 19
2007
ɑhəˈfad
Áit.

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