Celebrating Ulster's Townlands



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  Suggestions for further reading

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Automobile Association, AA illustrated road book of Ireland (Dublin 1970).

Black, G.F., The surnames of Scotland (New York 1946).

Census of Ireland 1851, general alphabetical index to the townlands and towns, parishes and baronies of Ireland... (Dublin 1861, reprint Baltimore 1984).

Canavan, Tony (ed.) Every stoney acre has a name: a celebration of the townland in Ulster (Belfast 1991).

Crawford, W.H. & Foy, R.H., Townlands in Ulster: local history studies (Belfast 1998).  

Day, Angelique & McWilliams, Patrick (eds.), Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland 1830-8, 40 vols (Belfast 1990-8).

Éire thuaidh / Ireland north, a cultural map and gazetteer of Irish place-names (Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland, Belfast 1988).

Field, John, Place-names of Great Britain and Ireland (Newton Abbot 1980).

Hogan, E.I., Onomasticon Goedelicum, an index, with identifications, to the Gaelic names of places and tribes (Dublin 1910)

Joyce, P.W., The origin and history of Irish names of places (3 vols, Dublin 1869-1913); Irish local names explained (Dublin 1870; reprint as A Pocket Guide, Belfast 1984).  

Killanin, Lord & Duignan, Michael, Shell guide to Ireland (London 1962).

Lewis, Samuel, A topographical dictionary of Ireland, 2 vols (London 1837).

MacAfee, C.I. (ed.), A concise Ulster dictionary (Oxford 1996).

McAleer, P., Townland names of Co. Tyrone (c. 1936, reprint Draperstown 1988).

McKay, Patrick, Dictionary of Ulster place-names (Institute of Irish Studies, Belfast 1999).

MacLysaght, Edward, The surnames of Ireland (Dublin 1957, revised 1972,1985).

Mallory, J.P. and McNeill, T.E., The archaeology of Ulster (Belfast 1991).

Moore Munn, Alfred, Notes on the place-names of the parishes and townlands of the county of Londonderry (Cookstown 1925, reprinted Draperstown 1985).

Nicolaisen, W.F.H., Scottish place-names (London 1976).

Ó Dónaill, Niall (ed.) Foclóir Gaelige-Béarla (Dublin 1977).

O'Donovan, John. Ordnance Survey Letters 1834: Fermanagh ed. J.B. Cunningham (Belleek 1993), Co. Londonderry ed. Graham Mawhinney (Ballinascreen 1992).

Ó hÓgáin, Dáithí, Myth, legend and romance, an encyclopaedia of the Irish folk tradition (New York 1991).

Place-Names of Northern Ireland ed. G. Stockman, Institute of Irish Studies, QUB Belfast 1992-7.

1, Co Down I: Newry and South-West Down, G.Toner and M.B. Ó Mainnín. 1992.

2, Co Down II: The Ards, A.J. Hughes and R.J. Hannan.1992.

3, Co Down III: The Mournes, Micheál B. Ó Mainnín. 1993.

4, Co Antrim I: The Baronies of Toome, Patrick McKay. 1995.

5, Co Derry I: The Moyola Valley, Gregory Toner. 1996.

6, Co Down IV: North-West Down / Iveagh, Kay Muhr. 1996.

7, Co Antrim II: Ballycastle and North-East Antrim, Fiachra MacGabhann. 1997.

Reaney, P.H., A dictionary of British surnames (London, 1958).

Reeves, William (ed.) Ecclesiastical antiquities of Down, Connor and Dromore (Dublin 1847), Acts of Archbishop Colton in his metropolitan visitation of the diocese of Derry, AD 1397 (Dublin 1850).

Room, Adrian, A dictionary of Irish place-names (Belfast 1994).

tSuirbhéireacht Ordanáis, An [The Ordnance Survey of Ireland] Gasaitéar na hÉirann / Gazetteer of Ireland (Dublin 1989); Liostaí Logainmneacha: Contae Lú/Co. Louth (Dublin 1991), Contae Mhuineacháin/Co. Monaghan (Dublin 1996).

Woulfe, P. Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall, Irish names and surnames (Dublin 1923, reprint USA 1994).