townland
Suí Finn
genitive: Shuí Finn
non-validated name
(Irish)
Seefin
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the seat of Fionn
    Fionn — ainm pearsanta. Nóta: ainm ar chnoc nó ar shliabh is ea Suí Finn atá le fáil ar fud na tíre

  • English

    the seat of Fionn
    Fionn — personal name. Note: Suí Finn is found throughout the country as a hill or mountain name

Centrepoint

53.9387, -7.09599 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1618
Siffin
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 7 Jac. I
1620
Siffin
CPR Leathanach: 535a
1836
Seafinn
GJ Assess. 1824:AL (Ca) Leathanach: Ca045,9
1836
Siffin
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Ca045,9
1836
Suidhe Finn, 'Finn's seat or sitting place'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca045,9
1836
Suidhe Finn
pl:AL Leathanach: Ca045,9
1836
Seefin
"I suppose we have made this Sea-fin before-" [OD Nóta]; "yes" [pl];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca045,9
1836
Seafin
GJ Cess List:AL (Ca) Leathanach: Ca045,9
1836
Seafin
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca045,9
1836
[Seefin]
"There are several L. kilns in it." [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ca045,9
2011
ˌsiːˈfin
Áit.

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