townland
Ráithín Uí Fhaoláin
genitive: Ráithín Uí Fhaoláin
(Irish)
Raheenphelan Glebe
(English)

Glossary

English small ring-fort
Ó, Uí

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the little ring-fort of Ó Faoláin
    Ó Faoláin — sloinne atá luaite i measc príomhshloinnte an cheantair seo in Census 1654 (‘Felan’ in ‘Upper Ossery’, lch.496)

    Tabhair faoi deara an guta fada soiléir -á- atá le sonrú sa siolla deiridh san fhoirm luath 1624 ‘Rohinelawne’.

Centrepoint

52.8831, -7.58864 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1624
Rohinelawne
'adjoining Killpersett'
CPR Leathanach: 586
1636
Rahinbawne
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 20 C I
1655
Gleabe
DS (P)
1659
Rahintane
Cen. Leathanach: 494
1660c
Rahinfollin
BSD (La) Leathanach: 144
1805
Rahindernagh
Cahill (La)
1838
Raheen Phelan (Glebe)
BS:AL Leathanach: LA022,10
1838
Raheen Phelan (Glebe)
Beresford, Rev. J.:AL Leathanach: LA022,10
1838
Ráithín Uí Fhaeláin, 'Phelan's little rath'
OD:AL Leathanach: LA022,10
1838
Raheen Phelan (Glebe)
"'Phelan' is the local anglicizing of 'O'Faoláin', but it is very bad. 'Felan' is correct but never adopted." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: LA022,10
1838
Raheen Whelan
"Locally called…"
pron.:AL Leathanach: LA022,10
2004
rahiːnfiːlənˈgleːb
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