townland
An Ráth Dhubh
genitive: na Rátha Duibhe
(Irish)
Rathduff
(English)

Glossary

dubh, dú-, duí-
English black
ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

52.868, -6.9504latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1576
Rathduf
F Leathanach: 2838
1632
Rathduffe
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 13 C I
1838
Rathduff Little
BS:AL Leathanach: La035,11
1838
Rathduffe
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: La035,11
1838
Ráth dubh, 'black rath, or earthen fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: La035,11
1838
Rathduff Little
OD:AL Leathanach: La035,11
1838
Rathduff
OD:AL Leathanach: La035,11

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