townland
Tulaigh Scailp an Iolra
genitive: Thulaigh Scailp an Iolra
non-validated name
(Irish)
Eaglehill
(English)

Glossary

tulach, tulaigh
English hillock
iolar, iolra
English eagle

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the hillock of the gap of the eagle
    iolra — foirm chanúnach (féach an leagan meititéisithe iorla ag Ó Tuathail, 'Seanchas Ghleann Ghaibhle', Béaloideas iml. IV uimh. IV, Nollaig 1934)

  • English

    the hillock of the gap of the eagle
    iolra — dialectal form of iolar, 'eagle' (féach an leagan meititéisithe iorla ag Ó Tuathail, 'Seanchas Ghleann Ghaibhle', Béaloideas iml. IV uimh. IV, Nollaig 1934)

Centrepoint

54.1431, -7.76287latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1817
Tullyscaravanerin
Enery to Finlay
CGn. Leathanach: 710.218.486153
1827
Tullyscaravanerin
Finlay to Elliott
CGn. Leathanach: 821.312.552848
1836
Tullysculfanairla
["Corrected list of BS"]; "Some written authority must be procured for this: the peasantry cannot be depended upon in a case of this kind when two different names are given. The proprietor must be consulted" [Nóta OD]; "You ought to open your eyes" [pl];
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca058,72
1836
Tullyscaravanerin
Finlay, J.:AL Leathanach: Ca058,72
1836
Eagle Hill
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca058,72
1836
Tulaigh scailp an iolra, 'hill of the gap of the eagle'
"seems to be" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca058,72
1836
Eagle Hill
"Tully" [dúch scriosta]; "[Eagle Hill] only [seachas aon alias béarlaithe Tully-] see Mem." [pl];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca058,72
1836
[Eaglehill]
"The townland is bounded on the N. by a large mountain stream" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ca058,72
1920c
Tullylugskiveranerla
leg. -skirev-?
Anglo-Celt Údar: An Scoláire Bocht, Leathanach: Scoláire Bocht
1920c
Tullylugscreackanerla
Anglo-Celt Údar: An Scoláire Bocht, Leathanach: Scoláire Bocht

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