townland
Dromainn na Sionnach
genitive: Dhromainn na Sionnach
validated name
(Irish)
Foxburrow
(English)

Glossary

English ridge
sionnach, sionnaigh, seannach
English fox

Centrepoint

52.9138, -7.95759latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1620
Dromineshenagh ?
CPR Leathanach: 467
1620
Dromyneshenagh ?
CPR Leathanach: 467
1805
Foxborough (Purcell)
CGn. Imleabhar: 566.486.385242
1812
Foxborough
Leet Leathanach: 273
1836
Foxborough (Rev. J.G. Purcell)
BSD (Co) Leathanach: 604
1837
Foxbarrow
BS:AL
1837
Foxboro'
CM:AL
1837
Foxburrow
Garvey, Mr.:AL

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