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Posted by joxer on July 26, 2004 at 13:24:08:
In Reply to: Re: Re: Re: Photo Quiz posted by Butch on July 24, 2004 at 13:55:09:
Orign oflocal names: -meaning orign etc of towlands,placenames,hills,hollows,bogs,lakes and so on can be found in-
Irish Names Of Places
Covers everything from the antiquity of Irish names to Land,Legends,Fairies,Ghosts,Saints animals, customs and so on.Old publication was in 4vols.
A must as a reference if you have need to look up orign of name. eg Ton-le-gaeith or Tonlegee or Tonregee. thoin with a fada signifies the backside,
"Backside to the wind"
: used to designate hills or low or bottom lands
Several townlands in ulster; town of Tanderagee .Place outside Achill
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