Dún an Rí
genitive: Dhún an Rí
(Irish)
Dunaree
(English)

Glossary

dún, dúnaibh
English fort

Centrepoint

53.9081, -6.81374 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1586
Donerye
F Leathanach: 4908
1586
Donerye
F Leathanach: 4908
1586
Donery
F Leathanach: 4908
1608
Ballydonnerie
CPR Leathanach: 134b
1608
Bally Dronnery
3 (1931), lch.208; sic
Analecta Hib.
1609
doonrie
MEC Leathanach: 4.21
1610
Ballydonrie
CPR Leathanach: 386b
1625
Donery
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 2 Car. I
1625
Lisdonery
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 2 Car. I
1654
Downe als <br/>Downare
DS
1660c
Downe als. <br/>Downaree
BSD (Ca) Leathanach: 215
1685
Downaree
Hib. Del.
1692
Downirie
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 1 Gul. & Mar.
1761
Donnaree
Freeholders (Ca) Leathanach: 84
1761
Donyree
Freeholders (Ca) Leathanach: 224
1761
Doneyree
Freeholders (Ca) Leathanach: 224
1836
Donneree
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca026,29
1836
Lisdonery
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ca026,29
1836
Donaree
TAB Leathanach: Ca026,29
1836
Dunnaree
HCER 1826:AL Leathanach: Ca026,29
1836
Downe als. Downeree
DS:AL Leathanach: Ca026,29
1836
Donery
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ca026,29
1836
Doneree
Co. Table:AL Leathanach: Ca026,29
1836
Duneree
Pratt, J.:AL Leathanach: Ca026,29
1836
Donaree
BM:AL Leathanach: Ca026,29
1836
Donaree
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca026,29
1836
Dún a righ, 'the king's fort'
"Munitio regis" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca026,29
1836
don a righ
pl:AL Leathanach: Ca026,29
1836
Dun-na-ree/
"Pronounced Dun-na-ree/" [dúch];
pron.:AL Leathanach: Ca026,29
1836
Dunaree
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca026,29
1836
[Dunaree]
"The town of Kingscourt is situated in this townland, the old name of which was Dunaree signifying the Fort of the King" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ca026,29

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