townland
Comhrach
genitive: Chomhrach
non-validated name
(Irish)
Coragh
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    joint-ploughing field?
    field, place worked conjointly?
    < comhar +* *achadh, comhar + -ach?

  • English

    joint-ploughing field?
    field, place worked conjointly?
    < comhar +* *achadh, comhar + -ach?

Centrepoint

54.102, -7.77945 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

koːrə
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
"Cf. AM, Ca, FM Corrachadh/Coraghy (Mu) (x2) Teampall na gCorrachadh/St Patrick’s, DED (Li). "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Córthach = A moor or a bog. This is the interpretation of the localilty (O’Donovan). “Coragh, anglicized from Córthach, is the name of more than a dozen places in the northern counties.” Joyce, Place-names, Vol.III. "
Nóta
1622
Coraghee
CPR Leathanach: 530a
1622
Corroghe
CPR Leathanach: 530a
<s>1622<s>
<s>?Corroghs alias Corragh <s>
<s>(Curragha, b: Mohill?)<s>
CPR Leathanach: 539b
1655
Corragha
DS
1660c
Corragha
BSD Leathanach: 6
1661
?Corragh
Inq. Leathanach: . 184
1667
Coragha
ASE Leathanach: 182:16
1685
Caraha
Hib. Del.
1733
Coragh Ighter, Coraghwoghter
CGn. Leathanach: 72.242.50595
1817
Coragh
Larkin (Li)
1834?
Lower Corah
TAB Leathanach: (60:16/9) 11
1834?
Upper Corah
TAB Leathanach: (60:16/9) 13
1836
Coragh
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Coragh
BS:AL
1836
Coragh
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Corragh
HCSR:AL 
1836
Corragha
DS:AL
1836
Corthach
pl:AL
1836
Corthach
OD:AL
1836
Coragh
OD:AL

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