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Tullyullagh, County Fermanagh

Origin

perhaps Ir. Tulaigh Ula ‘hill of the tomb’ or Tuligh Úllach ‘hill abounding in apples’

Background

The anglicised form tully usually represents tulach ‘low hill’ or tulaigh, which is an oblique form of the same noun. Previous proposals have provided variants of ula ‘tomb, sepulchre’ for the second element, although there now does not appear to be any sites archaeological significance within the townland. We might also consider úllach ‘abounding in apples’ in the form Tulaigh Úllach ‘hill abounding in apples’.

References

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Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Cormollaghellogh1609Esch. Co. Map 8 T''Kennedy
Tulliollcho1610CPR Jas I 182a
Carrowey1661Inq. Ult. (Fermanagh) $1 Car.II
Tullaghweyley1661Inq. Ult. (Fermanagh) $1 Car.II
Tullaghwoly1661Inq. Ult. (Fermanagh) $1 Car.II
Tulleologh (Tyreskenidy)1672cHib. Del. Fermanagh
Tullyollagh1751Reg. Free. Fer. 26
~Tulaigh Ullach ""hill of the old cairns""1834OSNB Inf. B127
""the hill of the tombs""1869Joyce i 339
Barony
Tirkennedy
Parish
Enniskillen
Parish in 1851
Enniskillen
Townland
None
Place name ID
9055
Place name type
T