townland
An Carraigín
genitive: an Charraigín
(Irish)
Carrigeen
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the little rock

    Talamh ghairbhéalach atá sa chuid is mó den bhaile fearainn seo (www.epa.ie).

    Ainmneacha stairiúla:
    Ar an imeall thiar thuaidh a bhí 1608 ‘the ford of Belachalke’, ‘the ford of Ballichalke’, 1654 ‘Aghovelacailce’ < Áth Bhéal Átha Cailce (féach faoi bf Baile Uí Ghormaíle Thuaidh (#28118)). (Ní léir cé acu an ainm eile ar an áth céanna is ea 1654 ‘Ballaskarranagh’ CS X 21, nó tagairt d’áth eile a bhí sa chomharsanacht.)

Centrepoint

52.9868, -7.21568 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1838
Corrigeen
Robinson Price, J.:AL Leathanach: La027,11
1838
Corrigeen
Cosby, Capt.:AL Leathanach: La027,11
1838
Corrigeen
BS:AL Leathanach: La027,11
1838
Corrigeen
Moore, L.:AL Leathanach: La027,11
1838
Corrigeen
Wills, J.:AL Leathanach: La027,11
1838
Corrigeen
Coote, Capt.:AL Leathanach: La027,11
1838
Carraigín, 'a small rock'
OD:AL Leathanach: La027,11
1838
Cargen, Cargin
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: La027,11
1838
Carrigeen
OD:AL Leathanach: La027,11
2004
kɑrəˈgiːn
Áit.
2006
kariˈgiːn
Áit.

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