townland
An Phailís
genitive: na Pailíse
(Irish)
Phaleesh
(English)

Centrepoint

54.0358, -8.54547 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

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Nóta
1655‒7
Ballentroghan pt:
DS
1834
Whalice
TAB
1836
Whalishe
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl040,42
1836
Whalishe
Garrett, Rev.:AL Leathanach: Sl040,42
1836
a phailis
dúch:AL Leathanach: Sl040,42
1836
Failís, 'a fairy palace or fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl040,42
1836
Phaleesh
"recte Paleesh" [OD Nóta];
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl040,42
1836
Failís
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl040,42
2008
An Phailís
Ó Muraíle
2011
[fɑl ˈiːʃ ] [fal ˈiːʃ]
Áit.

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