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Published by M.H. Gill, Whittaker, Simpkin, Marshall, J. Menzies in Dublin, London, Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Names, Geographical -- Ireland.

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Statementby P.W. Joyce.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19372552M

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  The origin and history of Irish names of places Item Preview remove-circle Due to the age and poor condition of the binding of this book, pages are skewed. Addeddate Camera Canon 5D Foldoutcount 0 .   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency The origin and history of Irish names of places by Joyce, P. W. (Patrick Weston), Publication date Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike UK: Scotland TopicsPages:   The sources of this name are disputed: The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places II claims that in its earliest form, Limerick means “a bare or barren spot of land”. A popular alternative theory, and not a million miles from the one above, is that it’s from the word “loimeanach”, which means “a bare marsh”.   The third volume of ‘ The Origins and History of Irish Names of Places’ has a vocabulary of the root words from which Irish place names are most generally formed. The book also contains a selection of better known names in the country, to .