townland
Formaoil
genitive: Fhormaoile
validated name
(Irish)
Formil
(English)

Centrepoint

54.0904, -6.73791 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1636
Famoike (sic)
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 81 C I
1660c
Formell
BSD (Mu) Leathanach: 117
1664
(Mullaghformil)
HMR (Mu) Leathanach: 303
1737
Fermill
CGn. Leathanach: 89.79.62155
1793
Formel
McCrea Map
1835
Formal
BS:AL
1835
Formoyle would be better but custom is against it.
OD:AL
1835
formaoil, a round hill
OD:AL

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