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An Dumha Beag
genitive: an Dumha Bhig
(Irish)
Doobeg
(English)

Glossary

beag, big
English small
English (grave-)mound, sand-bank

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54.0346, -8.62859latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Doobeg
Doobeg in Sligo; Dumhach-beag, small sandbank (see Dumhach, vol.ii.p.387). But Doobeg in the parish of Kilturra iin Mayo is from a small beehive shaped dumha or monument: doobeg, little mound.
Joyce Leathanach: 306, Imleabhar: III
n/a
Nóta
n/a
Nóta
n/a
Nóta
n/a
Nóta
1633‒6
Dubege
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 191
1655‒7
Balledowne
DS
1655‒7
Ballendowne
DS (P, TCD)
1659
Ballindow
Cen. Leathanach: 601
1660c
Ballendowne
BSD Leathanach: 128
1685c
B: d:
Hib. Del.
1819
Doughbeg
Larkin (Sl)
1833
Doobeg
TAB
1836
Doobeg
BS:AL Leathanach: ME116,7
1836
Doughbeg
CM:AL Leathanach: ME116,7
1836
Doobeg
Garrett, Rev.:AL Leathanach: ME116,7
1836
Doobeg
Corly, Rev.:AL Leathanach: ME116,7
1836
Doobeg
OD:AL Leathanach: ME116,7
1836
Doo-beg
pron.:AL Leathanach: ME116,7
1836
Dúmha beag, 'small mound'
"called from a little 'monument' in the townland. It is a little hill (they say) like a stack of oats" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach: ME116,7
1836
Doughbeg
Map of Co. Sligo:AL

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