townland
Currach Uí Chrónagáin
genitive: Churrach Uí Chrónagáin
(Irish)
Curraghacronacon
(English)

Glossary

English marsh
Ó, Uí

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the wet land of Ó Crónagáin
    Ó Crónagáin — sloinne

    Ainmneacha stairiúla:
    Féach Stepping Stones SO 25ʺ sa chúinne thiar theas den bhaile fearainn, ar theorainn bharúntacht Chlár Maí Locha. Seo suíomh 1549 ‘Aghcoreycronegan’, 1549 ‘Aghcoreycronegan’, 1549 ‘Aghcorecronegan’, 1654 ‘Aghcurraghcronicann’ < Áth Churrach(/Churraigh) Uí Chrónagáin “the ford of Currach Uí Chrónagáin”.

Centrepoint

52.866, -7.34648 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1549
Aghcorecronegan
Carrigan MS
1549
Aghcoreycronegan
Carrigan MS
1549
Currighenycronecan
Carrigan MS
1549
Aghcoreycronegan
Carrigan MS Imleabhar: 46, Leathanach: 52
1654-6
Aghcurraghcronicann
CS X Leathanach: 22
1834
Curraghicronican
CGn. Leathanach: 17.84.359
1838
Curraghacronacon
Bell, W.:AL Leathanach: La001,14
1838
Curraghacronacon
BS:AL Leathanach: La001,14
1838
Curraghacronacon
Butler, J.:AL Leathanach: La001,14
1838
Curraghacronacon
Edge, J.:AL Leathanach: La001,14
1838
Curraghacronac(?)on
OD:AL Leathanach: La001,14
1838
Curraghacronacon
Swan, E. L.:AL Leathanach: La001,14
1838y
Curracha cro na gcon, 'moors of the hut of the hounds'
"Not generally known to the people." [Nóta OD] "It seems to be 'Currach Cronacaisel'." [scriosta]
OD:AL Leathanach: La001,14
2006
korəˈkrɑhən
Áit.
2006
korəˈkrɑːn
Áit.

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