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Fearann Eiseach
genitive: Fhearann Eiseach
validated name
(Irish)
Farraneshagh
(English)
Glossary
fearann land
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    land of —
    Ní léir brí an dara heilimint anseo.
    Is cosúil ar an Civil Survey go raibh ainm eile sa cheantar seo sa 17ú haois, mar atá Fearann na gCailleach, ‘the land of the nuns?’.

  • English

    land of —
    The meaning of the second element is unclear here.
    It appears from the Civil Survey that another name existed in this area in the 17th century, namely Fearann na gCailleach, ‘the land of the nuns?’.

Irish Grid

S 087 174

Archival records
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