Township: Moss

Map Reference: Moss m

Name Type: house

Meaning: House belonging to Donald 'Denny' (Kennedy). He was building a fank at Ceann a' Bharra. At lunchtime they started putting the stones and Donald was the best at it. He was given the nickname after Donald Dinnie (1837 -1916) who was known as 'The Nineteenth Century's Greatest Athlete' who won over 11,000 competetions in his career (Wikipedia).

Other Forms: Taigh na h-Eaglaise - the house of the Church - AK

Related Places:

There was a baptismal well beside the house well east of this house - Evelyn O' Flynn (the daughter of Mor who was the grand daughter of Donald Denny), Moss, 4/1996.

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Languages : Gaelic, English

Informants: Archie Kennedy, Crossapol, 6/1996