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Slieve Commedagh, County Down

Origin

Ir. Sliabh Coimhéideach [sleeoo kivedg-agh] ‘watching/guarding mountain’.

Background

Peak in the Mournes, 3.5km SW of Newcastle

par: Kilcoo bar: Iveagh Upper, Lower Half

Slieve Commedagh (767m) which stands on the boundary between the townlands of BALLAGHBEG and TULLYBRANIGAN is the second highest peak in the Mournes [Slieve Kimedia c.1830].

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
(?)Slieve Kinaglogh1810Wm. Map (OSNB) no. 177
Slieve Kimedia1830cBnd. Sur. (OSNB) no. 177
~Sliabh Coimheadach ""careful watch""1834OSL 1909 edn map
""The mountain of guarding or watching""1834cOSNB Inf. no. 177
Slieve Commedagh1834cJ O'D (OSNB) no. 177
~Sliabh cuimhideach1834cOSNB Inf. no. 177
~Sliabh Coimhéideach ""watching/guarding mountain""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 133
Barony
Iveagh Up., Lr. Half
Parish
Kilcoo
Parish in 1851
Kilcoo
Townland
Tullybranigan and/or Ballaghbeg
Place name ID
17144
Place name type
M