townland
Bríc
genitive: Bhríce
validated name
(Irish)
Brick
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    brick? <br/. Ní léir brí an logainm seo. Cf. bríc, ‘a brick, a loaf’, Sean-Chaint na nDéise II, s.v. bríce.

  • English

    brick? <br/. Meaning unclear. Cf. bríc, ‘a brick, a loaf’, Sean-Chaint na nDéise II, s.v. bríce.

Centrepoint

52.3298, -7.81252 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

cf. CGn 1835. 5.87.114: 'that part of Knocklofty joining Thomastown' Brick (?) & Park mar chuid de Knocklofty
1655
cuid de Knocklofty
DS (s) (TÁ)
DS (s) (TÁ)
1840
Brick
BS:AL
1840
bríc, 'brick for building withal'
AL
1963
dəˌbrɪkˈfiːld
'The brick field' anseo dar le SÓM; 'Páirc na Bríce, loch ann anois ... ag deanamh bríce ann fadó' ibid.
Áit.
1985
brɪk
Áit.

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