townland
An Bhroscaigh
genitive: na Broscaí
non-validated name
(Irish)
Brusky
(English)

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

53.8855, -7.40869 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1618
Braskagh
Inq. Ult. Alt: 6 J 1
1835
Bruskee
BM:AL Leathanach: Ca008,10
1835
Brusky
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca008,10
1835
Bruskey
HCER 1826:AL Leathanach: Ca008,10
1835
?Braskagh
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Ca008,10
1835
Broscach, 'rubbish'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca008,10
1835
Brusky
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca008,10
1835
[Brusky]
"There is a R.C. Chapel in the south end of the townland which will accommodate 500 persons...About 6 chains north of the chapel is a fort." [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ca008,10

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