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Slieve Gullion, County Armagh

Origin

Ir. Sliabh gCuillinn [sleeoo gullyin] ‘mountain of the (steep) slope’.

Background

8.5km SW of Newry

par: Forkill bar: Orior Upper

The townland of Slieve Gullion takes its name from the mountain, the summit of which stands on the boundary with the parish of Killevy and which at 573m is the highest mountain in Co. Armagh [(moninni) Sleibi Culinn c.830].

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
~o sliab Cuilinn0965AU (Mac Airt) 404
Colmi montem1025cS. Ard Mh. 9.2 (1979) 258
Colmi montem1025cS. Ard Mh. 10.1 (1980-1) 128
Colmi montem1025cS. Ard Mh. 9.2 (1979) 252
7 Sliab Cuilinn anair. I nOircel ro bámmar etarru1100cComp. CC T.Em $17
~Sliab Culind1100cMet. Dinds. iv 164 l.13
~Slébe Culind {gen}1100cTBC (Rec. I) 998
~Slíab Cuilin[n]1100cComp. CC 35 $33
~hi Sléib Chulind1100cTBC (Rec. I) l.963
~hi Sléib Chulind1100cLU l.5329
~ó Shléib Chulind1100cTBC (Rec. I) l.1491
Síd Culind quod dicitur Tech Cermnai i Sléib Chuli1125cCGH 407 10
b. Moninni Cilli Slebe1125cCSH 703.8
~Moninne Slebe Culind1125cCSH 722.7
~Moninne Slébe Culind1125cCSH 718.4
~i Sleib Chulind1125cCSH 718.1
~i nDomnuch Culind1125cCGH 407 40
~moninne Slebe Culind1125cCSH 718.3
a. Mo Ninni Culinslebe1160cLL vi l.58951
o Glind Airind i Sleib Culind (comarb Patraic)1160cLL i 42d l.6051
~i Sléib Chulind1160cTBC (LL) l.1775
~i Sléib Chulind1160cTBC (LL) l.1319
~Sionnach seng Shléibhe Cuillinn1175cDuan. Finn i 20 l.21
~Sid Cuillind quod dicitur Tech Cermna i Sleib Chu1200cDescendants Ir 332 3
~a nDomnach Cuillind1200cDescendants Ir 334 6
~i ndomnach cuillind1200cL. Lec. 127v a25
~is sleib chuillind1200cL. Lec. 127v a5
~sith cuillind1200cL. Lec. 127v a4
~a Sleibh Cuillinn1250cDuan. Finn i 40 l.41
~Sidh Cuillind1386cB. Uí M. 13r a10
~a ndomnach cuillinn1386cB. Uí M. 13r a29
~a sleib cuillind1386cB. Uí M. 13r a11
Sliabh Cuillion13thcScél Baile 76
~Moninde tShleib Cuilind1400cFél. Óeng. July 6th p116n
~Sliabh Cuilleand1400cNí Shéaghdha, N. 1942-5 ii 54 5
~Sliabh Cuilleand1400cNí Shéaghdha, N. 1942-5 ii 45 5
~Sliabh Cuillind1400cNí Shéaghdha, N. 1942-5 ii 45 n.
~a Shliabh Cuilinn1400cNí Shéaghdha, N. 1942-5 iii 77 10
~taobh Cuillinne1400cNí Shéaghdha, N. 1942-5 ii 54 10
montem culind1425cVSSH Heist 89 $18
~Domhnach Cuillind14thcBB
~Sliabh Cuillenn (:rend)14thcB. Lism.
~Sliabh Cuillind14thcB. Lism.
a Cuillinn, an draoi reabhach1500cCath Mh. Léana 90
fo Sliabh Chuilin[n]1500cComp. CC 79 $9
Sleigh g?llyn1570cUlster Map 1580c Ulster
Slewgallen1590Dartmouth Map 5 5
Slew Gulin1600Bartlett Map (BM)
Sl. Gullin1609Bartlett Maps (Esch. Co. Maps) 1
Slew Gullen1609Bartlett Maps (Esch. Co. Maps) 2
Slewgullin1613CPR Jas I 257a
~ar Sliabh Guilleann1626cDuan. Finn ii 276 103b
~go huaim mhoir Sleibhi Guilleand1626cDuan. Finn ii 260 44d
~go huaim mhór Shléibhe Guillinn1626cDuan. Finn ii 276 100b
~sealg Shléibhe Guilleann1626cDuan. Finn ii 248 1a
~ón lásin Shleibhe Guilleann1626cDuan. Finn ii 278 105b
~ag Sliabh Cuillenn i nUlltoibh1630cMart. Don. July 6 p186
~o Shliabh Cuillenn, Moninne, ogh1630cMart. Don. July 6 186
o sliabh Cuillinn1633TBC (Stowe) l.1813
~i Sleibh Chuillinn1633TBC (Stowe) l.1357
S. Moninnia de monte culinn1645Acta SS Colgan 337 col.1
de Cella Montis Cuilin1645Acta SS Colgan 190 col.2
s. Monennia...montis cuilinn1645Acta SS Colgan 606 col.1
Slugullin Mountaine1657cHib. Reg. Oryer
Mountaine in Slewgalin1661BSD 1
Slewgullen1672cHib. Del. 28
montem cuelne1675cVSSH Heist 89 $18 n1
~Sliabh gCuilinn1699cMac a Liondain 35 l.30
co Sliab Cuillinn co Gleann Rosa16thcCath Aen. Macha 150 $5
~Loch Síthe Cuilinn Cualgne1700cFeis TC 39 1310
~Sliabh Cuillinn Chuailgne1700cFeis TC 35 1174
~Sliabh gCuilinn breá na séad go hálainn1700cMac a Liondain 12:30
~Síth Cuillinn Cuailgne1700cFeis TC 38 1261\2
~de chloind Cuillinn Chuailgne1700cFeis TC 35 1162
~leath-taoibh Shléibhe Cuillinn Chúailgne1700cFeis TC 34 1161
Sliabh Cuilinn1717Cogadh FC 416 $7
do Sliabh Cuilinn1717Cogadh FC RC xl 406
~Sliabh Guilinn1760cMac Cumhaigh (b) 164 n.114
Slievegullen Mts1777Taylor & Skinner 24
Slieu Gullen1786?Mon. Hib. 51
Sliabh-gullen1792Beaufort's Mem. Map Index
Kilsleve-cuilin1820cStat. Sur. Arm. (Coote) app.29
Kilsleve-cuilin1820cStat. Sur. Arm. (Coote) app.29
Slieve Gullion1827Map Orior
Slieve Gullin1830cBnd. Sur. (OSNB) A/E165
Slieve Gullion1834cRev. D. Atkinson (OSNB) A/E165
Gullin is an [old…] for […] to the human [line] an1835OSNB Inf. A/E165
~Sliabh Cuilinn ""Culenn''s Mountain""1835J O'D (OSNB) A/E165
~Sliabh gCulainn1840cMac Bionaid 64 l.9
~Feileagan Shléibhe Guillinn18thcEachtra AMG 117
~le Féilleagan Shléibhe Guillionn18thcEachtra AMG 128
~Sliabh gCuilinn (x3)1941Laoithe na Feinne 74, 77, 79
~Sliabh gCuillinn1989GÉ 159
Sliabh gCuillinn ""Mountain of the Slope""1994Ó Coinn's S. Arm. Forkill 13
Sliabh gCuilinn "" mountain of holly/steep slope""1999Cel. Ulst. Tds 22
Sliabh gCuillinn ""mountain of the (steep) slope""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 134
Shliabh gCuillinn (gen.)2000Gateway to Ulster Map
Sliabh gCuilinn ""mountain of holly""2003NIPNP replies PMcK/PNíU
~Cille Sleibe Cuilinn517AU (Mac Airt) 64
~Cille Sléibhe Cuilinn517AFM i 168n.p
~Cille Sléibhe Cuilinn517AFM i 168
~Moninne in tshlébe Cuilinn830cFél. Óeng. July 6 p161
~moninni Sleibi Culinn830cMart. Tal. 54
~ó Sliabh Cuillenn965AFM ii 690
Barony
Orior Upper
Parish
Forkill
Parish in 1851
Forkill
Townland
None
Place name ID
14984
Place name type
T