townland
Gráig na hAbhann
genitive: Ghráig na hAbhann
non-validated name
(Irish)
Graiguenahown
(English)

Glossary

abhainn, abha
English river
English hamlet; cattle-steading?

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the hamlet of the river

    Tá an Abhainn Bheag in oirthuaisceart an bhaile fearainn seo. Sruthán eile is teora thiar dó.

    Mionainmneacha ar an léarscáil:
    Ballagh SO (< An Bealach “the way”) marcáilte mar a bhfuil áth ar an sruthán thiar úd.

Centrepoint

52.8902, -7.22735 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1549
Graignehavon & Roscaishill
COD v 57
Carrigan MS Leathanach: 46, Leathanach: 55
1551
Graigenehawon
F Leathanach: 684
1552
Graignehawon
F Leathanach: 1145
1557
Grauenehawne
P.R.O.L. Leathanach: 62/1
1567
Graignehoyn
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 1 Eliz.
1570
Graigne Howen
F Leathanach: 1623
1593
Graignehowen
Alexander Cosbie
F Leathanach: 5825
1607
Graignehowne
CPR Leathanach: 106
1607
Gragnahone
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 1 J I
1611
Graginehowen
CPR Leathanach: 199
1611
Graghnaghane
CPR Leathanach: 215
1633
Gragenehowne
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 16 C I
1633
Graignehewne
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 16 C I
1659
Graighnehown
Cen. Leathanach: 499
1660c
Graignehowne
BSD (La) Leathanach: 102
1724
Graignehowen
CGn. Imleabhar: 46.67.27690
1805
Graignahown
Cahill (La)
1838
Graignahowan
BS:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Graigenehawne
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Graignahowan
Cramer, J. T.:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Graignahown
Cahill Co. Map:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Graignahown
HCSV:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Graignahound
French, Rev.:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Graignahowne
Johnston, G.:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Graignahowan
Edge, J.:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Graignahone
GJP:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Gragnahone
Ecc. Annals:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Graignehoyn
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Gragnehone
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Gragnehowne
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Gráig na h-abhann, 'village of the river'
OD:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Graignahowan
OC:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
1838
Graiguenahown
OD:AL Leathanach: LA024,14
2006
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