townland
Corr na Rua
genitive: Chorr na Rua
non-validated name
(Irish)
Cornaroy
(English)

Glossary

English round hill, pointed hill, hollow; pointed, conspicuous, odd
rua, ruadh
English red; red place

Explanatory note

  • English

    the round hill of the red animal?

Centrepoint

54.0268, -8.05778 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Cornaroyla (ME)
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman Cor-na-ruaidhe = Hill of the red cow. This might be hill of the red haired woman. The canal from Leitrim to Lough Allen runs along the western side of this townland. "
Nóta
1622
Corneroy
CPR Leathanach: 532a
1660c
Cortintroy
BSD Leathanach: 43
1667
Carkintry alias Corkintrey
ASE Leathanach: 129
1835
Corneroy
TAB (60:16/10) innéacs Nóta: (60:16/10) innéacs
1835
Curnaroy
TAB (60:16/10) innéacs Leathanach: 95, 179, Nóta: (60:16/10) innéacs
1836
Corneroy
BS:AL
1836
Cornaroy
CM:AL
1836
Corn-na-righ,
'the king's drinking vessel'
Mc Donough, I.:AL
1836
Curnaroy
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Cornaroy
S&V:AL
1836
Cor na ruaidhe,
'round hill of the reddish cow'
OD:AL
1836
Cornaroy
OD:AL

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