townland
Lios Choillidh Ruáin
genitive: Lios Choillidh Ruáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Liscallyroan
(English)

Glossary

coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood
English ring-fort, enclosure

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ring-fort of the wood of Ruán; ring-fort of (the) wood of (the) red ground
    Ruán — ainm pearsanta

  • English

    the ring-fort of the wood of Ruán; ring-fort of (the) wood of (the) red ground
    Ruán — personal name

Centrepoint

53.9516, -8.01726 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Liscallyroan
ˌlisˌgaliːˈroːn
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Lios-Caillighe-Ruadháin = Fort of the red hag. Lisscolliraon (Down Survey). Liskoleroan (Patent of Elizabeth 5442)…. There is a fort near the south end of this townland. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Rath. On a shelf at the bottom of a SW-facing slope (107). Rath. Towards the top of the N-facing slope of a drumlin (107). Rath. Towards the top of the S-facing slope of a drumlin (108). Rath. ‘Liscallyroan.’ On the W-facing slope of a drumlin (108). "
Nóta
n/a
"*Áit eile darbh ainm Liscally?? 1721 Liscally alias Lischohell Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1960, 229 Foirmeacha 1606, 1608, 1619 talamh de chuid Grange / Gráinseach (p Kiltoghert) "
Nóta
1590
Liskoleroan
F Leathanach: 5442
1606
?Lyscale (’Graindge de Moynterolus’)
Inq. Leathanach: 141
1608
?Liscally
CPR Leathanach: 126a
1619
?Liscally
CPR Leathanach: 406a
1622
Lischellyrowane
CPR Leathanach: 530a
1659
Liscallyrvan
Cen. Leathanach: 559
1660c
Liscally
BSD Leathanach: 41
1660c
Loscarllicroan
BSD Leathanach: 42
1666
?Liscally alias Lissechael
ASE Leathanach: 51
1668
Liscollyrovane alias Liscallyroane
ASE Leathanach: 161:34
1685
Liscolliroan
Hib. Del.
1835
Liscullyroan
TAB (60:16/10) innéacs Leathanach: 11, 173, Nóta: (60:16/10) innéacs
1836
Liskillyrone
BS:AL
1836
Liscollyroan
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Liss-cilla-romhan,
'the chosen church fort'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Liskillaroan
S&V:AL
1836
Li?oscalliroan
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Lios chaillighe Ruadhan
pl:AL
1836
Lios Chaillighe Ruadhain
 'fort of Rowan's wood'
OD:AL
1836
Liscallyroan
OD:AL
1836
[Liscallyroan]
"…a fort near the southern end."
Desc. Rem.:AL

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