Béarra
genitive: Bhéarra
validated name
(Irish)
Bear
(English)

Hierarchy

county

Centrepoint

51.6688, -9.88799 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

g.d.
re cuan mBéirre
Dioghl. D Leathanach: 232, Véarsa: 39
g.d.
tar sleasaidh seinBhéirre
Dioghl. D Leathanach: 363, Véarsa: 1
241
Beirre
ARÉ Leathanach: 1.112
779
Berri
AU I Leathanach: 1.250
1160c
Bérre
LL Leathanach: v, 37943
1400c
aes mBéirri
BB Leathanach: 110b
1573
Byary
F Leathanach: 2253
1576
Beary
F Leathanach: 2932
1577
Biary
F Leathanach: 3082
1581
Béirre
ARÉ Leathanach: v, 1762
1598
Bear
[teorainneacha Dheasumhan]
Clancarthy Surv. Leathanach: 1
1615
Béara
Tribes Ir. Leathanach: 64
1650c
Bhéarra
LM Leathanach: 219
1650c
Bhéarra
LM Leathanach: 280
1650c
Bhéarra
LM Leathanach: 281
1654-6
Beare ½ Barony
CS X Leathanach: 89
1655
The Barony of Beare
DS
1659
Barrony of Beere
Cen. Leathanach: 228
1750
The Barony of Bear and Bantry
Smith Cork Leathanach: 1, 291
1940
i mBéarra
"dul siar go tig dritheár dom a bhí thiar i mBéarra, pósta in áit go dtugaid siad Ros Mic Eoghain air." (Seanchas ó'n gCeachainn)
Béal. Imleabhar: X, Leathanach: 127
1940
Béarra
"nuair a chuas siar sa teórainn atá idir Béarra ’guis Ciarraighe cuireav níosa mhó ó dheas me ná cuireav siar me..." (Seanchas ó'n gCeachainn)
Béal.
1970
ˌpiːn′t′əˈv′eːrə
Áit. Cainteoir: FMC, Uimhir : T292a1

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