townland
Ráth Chofaigh
genitive: Ráth Chofaigh
(Irish)
Rathcoffey Demesne
(English)

Centrepoint

53.3298, -6.66525 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1200c
Ráith Cobthaig?
AcS Leathanach: 427
1298
Rathcoffy
CJR Leathanach: I, 197
1299
Rothcofthy
CJR Leathanach: I, 271
1300
Rochofthy
CJR Leathanach: I, 322
1300
Rathcofhty
CJR Leathanach: I, 323
1300
Rochofti
CJR Leathanach: I, 325
1300
Rathcofthy
CJR Leathanach: I, 326
1316
Rathcosty
"High Canon, one of the King's justices in Ireland ... Asks for a grant in tail male of lands and rents in Rathcosty and elsewhere in the barony of Okethy which are in the King's hand by reason of the death of Isabella, wife of Henry son of Henry de Rochford, who held them in dower."
Analecta Hib. Imleabhar: 34, Leathanach: 103
1400c
eidir Ráth Cobhthaigh 7 Temhuir?
Ag. na Sean. Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 36
1417
Rathcoffy
RPat. Cl. Leathanach: 222
1518c
Rathcoffy
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 243
1540
Rathcoff
Forf. (N. L.)
1549
Rathcoffye
F Leathanach: 233 Ed
1557
Rathcoffy
F Leathanach: 160 P&M
1560
Rathcoffie
F Leathanach: 224
1560
Rathcoffye
F Leathanach: 260
1561
Rathcoffe
F Leathanach: 381
c. 1564
Rathcoffie
List of Gentlemen: Cárta Mór
1572
Rathcoffey
F Leathanach: 2117
1573
Rathcoffye
F Leathanach: 2345
1575
Rathcoffy
F Leathanach: 2683
1582
Rathcoffie
F Leathanach: 4037
1582
Rathcoffy
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 El.
1588
Rathcoffie
F Leathanach: 5217
1603
Racoffie
CPR Leathanach: 36
1603
Racofey
CPR Leathanach: 155
1603
Rathcoffie
F Leathanach: 6772
1613
Rathcoffie
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 14 J I
1618
Rathcoffie
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 24 J I
1619
Racoffie
CPR Leathanach: 408
1619
Racoffie
CPR Leathanach: 424
1619
Rathcoffy
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 31 J I
1621
Rathcoffe
CPR Leathanach: 508
1625
Rathcoffy
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 7 C I
1629-44
capella de Rath-Coffy
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.33
1650c
Ratha Cobhthaigh (gin.)
'inghean Ugánaigh ...'
LGen. Leathanach: DF 645.2
1654
Rathcoffie
Nicholas Wogan
CS VIII Leathanach: 208
1655
Racoffy
DS
1659
Rathcoffy
Cen. Leathanach: 406
1660c
Racoffy
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 14
1660c
Rathangan Par.
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 53
1660c
Rathcoffie
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 53
1666
Rathcoffy
ASE Leathanach: 48
1685
Racoffy
Hib. Del.
1728
Rathcoffey
Adm. Bonds Dublin
1752
Racoffy
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1778
Racoffy
T&S Leathanach: 199
1783
Racoffy
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1812
Rath-coffey
Leet II Leathanach: 170
1837
Racoffy
Co. Map 1752:AL Leathanach: 1,25
1837
Rathcoffey Demesne
Caulfield, Rev. W.:AL Leathanach: 1,25
1837
Rathcoffy Demesne
Aylmer, Sir G.:AL Leathanach: 1,25
1837
Rathcoffy Demesne
Aylmer, Rev. W.:AL Leathanach: 1,25
1837
Rathcoffy Demesne
Leary:AL Leathanach: 1,25
1837
Rathcoffy Demesne
Quigley:AL Leathanach: 1,25
1837
Plá Rátha Cobhthaigh, 'the green of Rathcoffy'
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,25
2009-2010
Ní chloistear trácht air (ruins of Rathcoffey Castle).
Áit.

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