townland
Dún Abhla
genitive: Dhún Abhla
(Irish)
Dunowla
(English)

Glossary

dún, dúnaibh
English fort

Centrepoint

54.2061, -8.81901 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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1584c
Downeylie
Inq. E: Wood-Martin I Leathanach: 380
1588
Downeley
Inq. E: Wood-Martin I Leathanach: 385
1617
Dooneowla
CPR Leathanach: 322
1617
Dooneowla
CPR Leathanach: 322a
1633–6
Dunoulla
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 172
1659
Dunowla
Cen. Leathanach: 604
1660c
Doonowley
BSD Leathanach: 157
1665c
Dumowle
HMR Leathanach: 20
1670
Doonowley
BSD Leathanach: 157
1715
Dunowla
CGn. Leathanach: 56.154.37348
1718
Dunowla
CGn. Leathanach: 26.283.15473
1819
Doonowly
Larkin (Sl)
1836
[Dunowla]
"contains 4 interior loughs called 'Belcloughogy'...part of Duneal river passes through" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Sl031,20
1836
Dunowly
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl031,20
1836
Dunowly
Larkin Map:AL Leathanach: Sl031,20
1836
Dunowla
Groves, Rector:AL Leathanach: Sl031,20
1836
Dunowly
Cess Bk:AL Leathanach: Sl031,20
1836
Doonowla
Irwin, Col.:AL (Sl) Leathanach: Sl031,20
1836
Dun Abhla, 'fort of the orchard'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl031,20
1836
Dunawla
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl031,20
1836
Dunowly
Larkin (Sl):AL

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