Places and peoples

Brug (Bruff)

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  • par. Bruff, bar. Coshma, County Limerick

Place which entered the historical limelight as a town associated with the de Lacy family and appears to have been known by variants of the name Brugh an Léisigh. The alternative name Brug na Déise is thought to be a corrupt derivative (see note in Logainm.ie).

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Logainm: Bunachar Logainmneacha na hÉireann / Placenames database of Ireland, Online: Fiontar (DCU); The Placenames Branch (Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht). URL: <http://www.logainm.ie>.
[id. 1511. ‘An Brú/Bruff’] direct link
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