townland
Bun an Iolra
genitive: Bhun an Iolra
(Irish)
Bunnanilra
(English)

Glossary

English (river-)mouth, bottom(-land)
iolar, iolra
English eagle

Centrepoint

54.1673, -9.09969latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Bunnanilra
Bunnanilra in Sligo; Bun-an-ilraigh or Bun-an-ilra, the mountain-end of the eagle. For iolar, an eagle,see vol. i. p. 356.
Joyce Leathanach: 154, Imleabhar: III
n/a
Nóta
n/a
Nóta
n/a
Nóta
n/a
Nóta
n/a
Nóta
1617
Bunanilra
(Grant to: David Dowde of Kilglasse)
CPR Leathanach: 322a
1617
Bunanilra
CPR Leathanach: 322a
1655-7
Bunanelle
DS
1655-7
Bunanelle
DS
1660c
Bonaniler
BSD Leathanach: 167
1660c
Bonaniler
BSD Leathanach: 167
1670
Bonavillree als. Bonavillrea
ASE Leathanach: 227
1685c
Bunangle
Hib. Del.
1721
Bonavillree als. Bonanillrea
CGn. Leathanach: 36.86.21412
1819
Bunnalurna
Larkin (Sl)
1834
Bunanulra
TAB
1836
Bunawnulra
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl011,15
1836
Bunnalurna
Larkin Map:AL Leathanach: Sl011,15
1836
Buninulre
Strong, W.:AL Leathanach: Sl011,15
1836
Bunawnurlar
Groves:AL Leathanach: Sl011,15
1836
Bunnunulra
Atkinson, L.:AL (Sl) Leathanach: Sl011,15
1836
Buninerla
Ormsby, W.:AL Leathanach: Sl011,15
1836
Bunanilra
Wingfield's Map 1739:AL Leathanach: Sl011,15
1836
Bunnanilra
Wingfield, Col.:AL Leathanach: Sl011,15
1836
Bun an iolra, 'butt of the eagle'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl011,15
1836
Bun an iolra, 'butt of the eagle'
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl011,15
1836
Bonamler
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: Sl011,15
1836
Bonaniler
DS Map:AL Leathanach: Sl011,15
1836
Bunanilra
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl011,15
1836
Bunnanilră
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: Sl011,15
1836
Bunnalurna
Larkin (Sl):AL Leathanach: Sl011,15

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