civil parish townland
Carnach
genitive: Charnaí
(Irish)
Carnagh
(English)

Centrepoint

52.3653, -6.85687 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1840
The name of this parish is not of ecclesiastical origin but borrowed like many others from the name of the townland in which the original church was placed , and this derived it's name from a sepulchral carn which the progress of cultivation has removed.
LSO (LG) Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 352

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