townland
Barrán
genitive: Bharráin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Barran
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    little height
    barrán — foirm dhíspeagtha de barr

  • English

    little height
    barrán — diminutive form of barr “height”

Centrepoint

54.2694, -7.94296 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1836
Barran
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca035,6
1836
Bárrán, 'a small top'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca035,6
1836
Barran
Commonwealth Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca035,6
1836
Barrin
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ca035,6
1836
Burrin
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ca035,6
1836
Barran
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca035,6
1836
Barran
BM:AL Leathanach: Ca035,6
1836
Barran
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca035,6
1836
Barran
Co. List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca035,6

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