townland
Corr na Crí
genitive: Chorr na Crí
non-validated name
(Irish)
Cornacreegh
(English)

Glossary

English round hill, pointed hill, hollow; pointed, conspicuous, odd

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the round hill of the —
    Ní léir brí crí sa logainm seo

  • English

    the round hill of the —
    The meaning of crí is unclear in this placename

Centrepoint

54.0406, -7.80023 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌkornəˈkriː
Áit.
ˌkornəˈkriːv
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Rath. On the SW-facing slop of a drumlin (73) Enclosure. In reclaimed pasture in a low-lying position (142). "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Cor-na-críche = Hill of the copse or shrubbery. And it is this to-day. Críoch means a boundary, or a territory, but the word, also, means a copse or a drove (O’Reilly, Dict.). Compare, Joyce, Drumcreeghan, Druim-Críochán, and Tivnacree, Taobh-na-críoch, hillside of the bushes. "
Nóta
1622
Corremcreagh
CPR Leathanach: 560b
1660c
Corrimacr[e/i]agh
BSD Leathanach: 18
1715
CorremcCreagh
CGn. Leathanach: 23.480.14128
1728
CorremcKreagh
CGn. Leathanach: 57.515.39518
1817
Cornacreagh
Larkin (Li)
1830c
Curraghmacreagh
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/14) innéacs, 7
1836
Curramacreigh
BS:AL
1836
Curramacreigh
Stacke, Capt.:AL
1836
Cornacreagh
Larkin (Li)
1836
Carmacreagh
HCSR:AL 
1836
Cor na críoch,
'round hill of the bushes, or brakes'
OD:AL
1836
Cornacreegh
OD:AL
1836
[Cornacreegh]
"…a Danish fort."
Desc. Rem.:AL

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