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Tamlaght, County Fermanagh

Origin

Ir. Tamhlacht [taulaght] ‘sanctuary/land set apart’.

Background

4.5km SE of Enniskillen

par: Derryvullan bar: Tirkennedy

The ruins of an 18th-century church mark the site of an early church in the neighbouring townland of DERRYVULLAN [Tamlagh 1834].

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 139;

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
~Tamhlacht ""a burial place""1834OSNB Inf. B53 B72
Tamlagh1834cOSM xiv 46
Tamlagh Derryvullan1834cOSM xiv 43[?]
Tamlagh Derryvullan td sch1834cOSM xiv 43[?]
Tamlagh Manor of Castle Coole bishop land1834cOSM xiv 46
~Taimhleacht ""a plague-monument""1869Joyce i 162
~Tamhlacht1989GÉ 275
~Tamhlacht ""sanctuary/land set apart""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 139
Tamhlacht ""(pagan) burial place""2002Fer. Bilingual Map PMcK
Barony
Tirkennedy
Parish
Derryvullan
Parish in 1851
Derryvullan
Townland
None
Place name ID
8254
Place name type
T