Nenagh

Irish Local Names Explained

Nenagh in Tipperary. Irish name Aenach [Enagh], a fair; the N is a contraction for the Irish definite article "an," which has become incorporated with the word:— 'n-Aenach [Nenagh], the fair. The full name is Aenach-Urmhumhan [Enagh-urooan] the fair of Ormond or east Munster; and this name is still used by those speaking Irish.

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