townland
An Cnoc Rua
genitive: an Chnoic Rua
validated name
(Irish)
Brownhills
(English)

Glossary

English hill
rua, ruadh
English red; red place

Centrepoint

53.0262, -7.78147latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1837
Brown Hills
BS:AL

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