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nine Glens of Antrim. Rachrai and the Route. Placenames and their meanings.

nine Glens of Antrim. Rachrai and the Route. Placenames and their meanings.

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Published by P. Quinn & Co., Printers in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Introduction by F. J. Bigger.

ContributionsBigger, Francis Joseph, 1863-1926., P. Quinn & Co. (Belfast),
The Physical Object
Pagination27p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21862987M

Annals of the Famine in Ireland is Asenath Nicholson's sequel to Ireland's Welcome to the undaunted American widow returned to Ireland in the midst of the Great Famine and helped organise relief for the destitute and hungry. Her account is not a history of the famine, but personal eyewitness testimony to the suffering it caused. For that reason, it conveys the reality of the. Learn how Irish place names are linked to the land around them. Understanding Irish place names can be a struggle, here's your definitive : Frances Mulraney.

The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Antrim is Saturday, October 25th, How unique is the name Antrim? From to less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Antrim. Hoorah! You are a unique individual. Weird things about the name Antrim: Your name in reverse order is Mirtna. 10 book format local histories. 1 periodical references. 6 church records. 8 local or family history journal(s) No directories listed. 4 General Register Office record(s) 45 .

Meanings of placenames. A number of common placename elements can be interpreted easily and usually accurately and are a starting point to understanding the meanings of townlands, landscape features and so on. Caution must be used however as only by examining old sources can the names be identified with some certainty, and sometimes not even then. Page 4 - OVER here in England I'm helpin' wi' the hay, An' I wisht I was in Ireland the livelong day; Weary on the English hay, an' sorra take the wheat! Och.' Corrymeela an' the blue sky over it. There's a deep dumb river flowin' by beyont the heavy trees, This livin' air is moithered wi' the hummin' o' the bees; I wisht I'd hear the Claddagh burn go runnin' through the heat Past Corrymeela.


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Nine Glens of Antrim. Rachrai and the Route. Placenames and their meanings Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title of Book The Nine Glens of Antrim, Rachrai and the Route; Placenames and their Meanings Abbreviation Rev. Magill Full Description The Nine Glens of Antrim, Rachrai and the Route; Placenames and their Meanings, Rev.

Magill (). Author Magill Rev. Date of Publication Includes Included In Pages Comments Library. From the County Antrim town of Larne, rugged cliffs stretch north for 80 miles, broken only by nine deep green glens, each with its own unique character.

First stop, Ballygally, where, no surprise in a land steeped in legend, the hotel is reputed to have a (friendly) ghost. Winding on past. The Nine Glens of Antrim run from Larne in County Antrim, which is on the east coast of Ireland almost a direct run from Ballymena where my family hails begin our route through the Glens of Antrim from here as the Glens begin just to the north of Larne on the edge of the Antrim Plateau where the glacial valleys of the glens sweep down to the sea.

The Glens of Antrim, known locally as simply The Glens, is a region of County Antrim, Northern comprises nine glens (valleys), that radiate from the Antrim Plateau to the coast.

The Glens are an area of outstanding natural beauty and are a major tourist attraction in north Antrim. The main towns and villages in the Glens are Ballycastle, Cushendun, Cushendall, Waterfoot, Carnlough. The Glens of Antrim, known locally as 'The Glens', is a region of County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

It comprises nine glens or valleys, that run from the Antrim Plateau to the coast. The Glens are an area nature has put on full display the beauty of the flora and fauna of 5/5(59). Welcome to Nine Glens Walking Tours Ireland. We are located on the scenic North Antrim and offer a range of fully guided walking tours run by experienced and professional guides.

We will guide you on walks through some of Ireland’s most scenic trails, walking through history and routes lined with uninterrupted views. The best-known of the nine, known as the “Queen of the Glens” A classic example of a U shaped glacier valley, and also a perfect example of a glen divid into ladder farms, (with each farm taking some good land near the river, and some mountain land higher up the valley.

Coordinates The Route, also historically known as Reuta, Rowte, or in Irish: an Rúta, was a medieval territory in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, consisting of the baronies of Dunluce Upper, Dunluce Lower, Toome Lower, and the North East Liberties of Coleraine (in County LondonderryIt also formed part of the more ancient kingdoms of Dál Riata and Dál nAraidi, as well as part of the Earldom.

Thanks again!. I've already talked myself into hiring a taxi from Derry to Belfast via the Antrim coast road; now I'm seriously considering renting a car, finding a good overnight stay along the way, and making it an easy two-day g one Dublin day.

And you are helping in that decision!. ;-)m. The names of the glens, from south to north, are: Glenarm, Glencloy, Glenariff, Glenballyeamon, Glenaan, Glencorp, Glendun, Glenshesk and Glentaisie. Their meanings are not known for certain but the popular translations are: glen of the army, glen of the hedges, ploughman's glen, Edwardstown glen, glen of the rush lights, glen of the slaughter.

Our guide to Glens of Antrim gives you expert recommendations on the best attractions, restaurants, hotels, and more. Nine wooded river valleys occupy the 86 km (54 miles) between Larne and. Nine Glens School Of Irish Dance.

likes 56 talking about this. Irish Dance School taught by Regina McNeill Classes in St. John's Hall, BallymenaFollowers:   Enjoy a wander through the history of The Glens of Antrim from it's earliest times with the Historical Society's own Dominic, Paul, Felix & Frank and trace the evolution of.

THE NINE GLENS OF ANTRIM - Ballycastle to Glenarm XGLENDUN Glendun – Glen of the Brown River – is a beautiful and varied glen descending from the slopes of Slieveanorra mountain past deciduous woodlands to the coast at Cushendun.

There is a small road that follows the entire length of the glen from Cushendun to Bryvore Size: KB. Download the Glens of Antrim. The Glens of Antrim are known locally in Northern Ireland simply as The Glens. A short hop from the Mull of Kintyre, there are nine glens of Antrim, all of outstanding natural beauty and all explorable from any of the main towns and villages in the Glens, including Ballycastle, Cushendun, Cushendell, Waterfoot and Carnlough.

Of the famous Nine Glens of Antrim, Croaghan Mountain lies between Glenshesk, which means Glen of the reeds or sedges, and Glendun, or Glen of the brown river.

Antrim civil parish, Antrim. Antrim Ordnance Survey map from Antrim parish map on Click on the research-source links to see the records for Antrim. Click on any parish on the map to go to its page. Places in Antrim Antrim town: 11 book format local histories.

1 periodical references. 13 church records. The nine glens: A personal liik ath the history, folklore and poetry of the nine glens of Antrim [Donnelly, Maureen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The nine glens: A personal liik ath the history, folklore and poetry of the nine glens of Antrim.

The Glens of Antrim have a unique tradition of hurling. Described as “slightly safer than war” and more recently by Bruce Willis as American Football with sticks, it's a fantastic spectator sport, and the skill and bravery of the players and the speed of the game is astounding to anyone watching their first match.

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They’ll get you at least close to working out what many places mean, though it’s not in any sense a complete list. There are many lists of Irish place names and their meanings online.

The vast majority are taken verbatim from an book, Irish.The Gaelic Placenames of Belfast_The Gaelic Placenames of Belfast 08/08/ Page 19 The word tuathoriginally meant a small population group (as in Tuath Monach), then a petty kingdom, and later came to mean a territory.THE GLENS OF ANTRIM (S8x32) Betty Smith Belfast Book 1- 4 1s+3s set facing diagonally with 1L+3M advancing turning to face partner in a diagonal line & turn partners 2H 5- 8 1s+3s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 (1s+3s end in opposite places) 3s+2s+1s circle 6H round & back 1s & 3s petronella turn into next place on right & set, repeat to original places & set 1s+2s dance the Knot.