townland
Garrán an Bhile
genitive: Gharrán an Bhile
validated name
(Irish)
Garnavilla
(English)

Glossary

English grove

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the grove of the (large, sacred) tree
    Mar beile a d’fhuaimnítí bile sa chanúint.

  • English

    the grove of the (large, sacred) tree
    The word bile was pronounced beile in the local dialect.

  • English

    the grove of the (large, sacred) tree

Centrepoint

52.3456, -7.88847latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Féach P. Caher (E32)
1596
Carrynvelley
Inq. Leathanach: I.249
1601
Garranvelley, Garranevelly, Garranevally
F Leathanach: 6532
1634
Garrenvilly
Inq. Leathanach: II.187
1654
Garranevelly
CS I Leathanach: I.260
1654
Garranavelly
CS I Leathanach: I.319
1654
Garranvelly
CS I Leathanach: I.260,315,350 & rl
1655
Garranavilly
DS (s) (TÁ)
DS (s) (TÁ)
1655
Garranavilly
DS
1659
Garran Ivelly
Cen. Leathanach: 311
1662
Garran Ivelly
Inq. Leathanach: III.331
1665-6
Garranvelly
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 26
1666-7
Garranteller
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 87
1840
Garnavilla
BS:AL
1840
garnavella
Grand Jury Docket:AL
1840
Gurraneavilla
W. Riall Esq.
1840
gurran a bhele
pl:AL
1840
garrán bheile, AL:dúch (= OC) 'shrubbery of the aged tree'
AL
1840
'Lovely Kate of Garnavilla, by Thomas Lysaght Esq. a native of Clare: The true name Garranavilla'
AL
1985
ˌgaːrnəˈvelə
Áit.

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