Friday : Logainmneacha Chill Bharrainn – Local townland place names

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’Logainmneacha Chill Bharrainn‘ by Tony Lenihan

What are place names (logainmneacha) and why are their meanings so important to so many people?   This talk is a brief overview and survey of townland place names within Kilbarron parish with places like hollow of the sluggardsbrae face of the cranes and land of the rabbits.

Tony Lenihan

Tony Lenihan. Corkman. Mainframe analyst/programmer, former IT lecturer at Galway Regional Technical College. Also resided in Germany and Watford as well as Connacht, Leinster and Ulster, hence the interest in place names. Awarded B.A. Mathematical Science, Diploma Computer Science in UCC and M.Litt.Nua-Ghaeilge ar Ollscoil na hÉireann Mhá Nuad.

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