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Tullydonnell (Gage), County Armagh

Origin

Ir. Tulaigh Uí Dhónaill [tullee ee ġoanil] ‘O’Donnell’s hillock’.

Background

Close to the Louth border, 8.5km E of Crossmaglen

par: Creggan bar: Fews Upper

The surname Ó Dónaill ‘O’Donnell’ is of Donegal origin but it is attested in this area in the early 17th century. The hamlet of Tullydonnell is in the townland of TULLYDONNELL (O’CALLAGHAN) which is bordered on the south by TULLYDONNELL (GAGE) [Tulligonell 1609].

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 142;

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Tollydonnell1661BSD 15
Tullydonnel Gauge1830Bnd. Sur. (OSNB) A/E63,no.196
Tullach-Donnel ""Donnell''s Hill""1830cBallymore inf. A/E63,no.196
Tullydonnell Guage1830cEvans's Return (OSNB) A/E63,no.196
Tullydonnill Guage1830cRet. Tds Armstrong's Sur. (OSNB) A/E63,no.196
Tullidonell Gouge1835cDawson Esq. (OSNB) A/E63,no.196
Tullydonel Gage1835cHugh O'Callaghan (OSNB) A/E63,no.196
Tullydonel Gage1835cPrentis' MS (OSNB) A/E63,no.196
Tullydonnell Gage1835cRev. D. Atkinson (OSNB) A/E63,no.196
Tulaigh Uí Dhónaill ""O''Donnell''s hillock""2003NIPNP replies PMcK/PNíU
Barony
Fews Upper
Parish
Creggan
Parish in 1851
Creggan
Townland
None
Place name ID
17885
Place name type
T