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Cullyhanna, County Armagh

Origin

Ir. Coilleach Eanach [killagh anagh] ‘wood of the marshes’.

Background

6km N of Crossmaglen

par: Creggan bar: Fews Upper

The village of Cullyhanna straddles the townlands of CULLYHANNA BIG, TULLYNAVALL and FREEDUFF.      The CULLYHANNA RIVER divides the townlands of CULLYHANNA BIG and CULLYHANNA LITTLE while CULLYHANNA LOUGH lies on the southern boundary of CULLYHANNA LITTLE [Collyhanagh 1640].

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 52

Additional Information

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Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Owen Cullo-hennagh1609Bartlett Maps (Esch. Co. Maps) Esch. Co. Map 2
Collyhanagh1640Inq. Ult. (Armagh) $36 Car. I
Cullyhanna1640Murray's Creggan 23
Cullyhanna1655cCromwell Confisc. 28
Cullyhanna als Collaghenagh or Culloghneagh1655cCromwell Confisc. 27
Cullohennagh1657Inq. Arm. (Paterson) 227
Culloghen[a?]gh1657cHib. Reg. Fewes
Culehannagh1659Census 1659 32
Cullyhanna1659Cen. Fews 1659
Culloghenagh1661BSD 13
Culhennagh1664HMR Murray (1941) 163
Callyhanna als Collaghenagh1668ASE 178a
Cullaghmenagh1668ASE 178b
Cullaghenagh1672cHib. Del. 28
Cullyhannah1766Families Creggan 44
Cullyhanna Cuilleann-ath The Holly plain1838Donaldson's Fews
~Cúil Uí hAnna1905Post-Sheanchas 56
~Coilleach Eanach1969AGBP 102
~Coilleach Eanach1989GÉ 73
~Coilleach Eanach ""wood of the marshes""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 52
Coilleach Eanach2000Gateway to Ulster Map
Coilleach Eanach2000Gateway to Ulster Map
Coilleach Eanach ""woodland of the marshes""2003NIPNP replies PMcK/PNíU
Coillidh Eanach ""wood of marshes""2004NIPNP replies KMtoArmTur
Barony
Fews Upper
Parish
Creggan
Parish in 1851
Creggan
Townland
Cullyhanna Big/Tullynavall/Freeduff
Place name ID
14173
Place name type
M:V:Y