townland
Cluain Cuas
genitive: Chluain Cuas
non-validated name
(Irish)
Clooncose
(English)

Glossary

cluain, cluaine
English meadow, pasture
English hollow; cove, creek

Centrepoint

54.0268, -7.65976 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌklunˈkuːs , ˌklonˈkuːs , ˌklɑnˈkuːs
Nóta
Nóta
"Cf: Clooncose, Li, p: Cloone, b: Mohill Clooncose, Sl, p: Cloonoghil, b: Corran Clooncoose, Cl, p: Carran, b: Burren Cluain Cuas Clooncoose, Lo, p: Templemichael, b: Ardagh Clooncoose, Lo, p: Clonbroney, b: Granard Cluain Cuas Clooncoose, RC, p: Kilmore, b: Ballintober North Clooncoose, RC, p: Tumna, b: Boyle Clooncoose, RC, p: Kilkeevin, b: Castlereagh Clooncus, ME Cluain Cuas "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Cluain-chuas = Meadow land of the caves or hollows "
Nóta
n/a
“Cuas is another term from a cave, which has also given names to a considerate number of places… Clooncoose, Clooncose, Cloncose, and Cloncouse, are the names of fourteen towlands spread over the four provinces; the Irish form is Cluain-cuas (Four Masters)” (Joyce, 437-8, Vol. I)
Nóta
n/a
Coracapul (still in popular use) became Clooncose.” (Bréifne, 1962, 115).
Nóta
1622
Cloonecoose
CPR Leathanach: 539a/b
1622
Cloncoose
CPR Leathanach: 539a/b
1655
Cloonecoaise
(Paróiste Dromrealty)
DS
1667
Cloonequosh
ASE Leathanach: 182:16
1685
Cloncoaise
Hib. Del.
1830c
Cloncose (Corohopel)
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/15) innéacs
1830c
Cloncose or Corohopil
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/15) 56
1836
Clooncouse
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Cluin Caoise
'the rented harvest grass'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Cluain cois
'the lawn of the cave or fissure'
OD:AL
1836
Clooncouse
S&V:AL
1836
Clooncose
CM:AL
1836
"Cluain cuais ""cois"" [scriosta]"
'lawn or meadow of the grotto or cavern'
OD:AL
1836
Clooncose
OD:AL

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