|Dunseverick (alias Feigh)
Irish: Dún Sobhairce (Faithche)
|• Derivation:||Dún Sobhairce|
|• Meaning:||"Sobhairce's fort"|
|Plantation grant||Private plantation|
|First recorded||Before 1609|
|• Total||103.60 ha (256.01 acres)|
Dunseverick (from Irish Dún Sobhairce, meaning "Sobhairce's fort") is a hamlet near the Giant's Causeway in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The name is also the alias for the townland of Feigh. It is most notable for Dunseverick Castle.
One of the five great highways, or slighte of ancient Ireland, Slige Midluachra, had its terminal point at Dunseverick, running from here to Emain Macha and further to royal Tara and the fording point on the Liffey at what is now Dublin.
- Logainm - Placenames Database of Ireland
- Northern Ireland Environment Agency. "NIEA Map Viewer". Retrieved 27 July 2012.
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