townland
An Cheathrú Láir
genitive: na Ceathrún Láir
non-validated name
(Irish)
Carrowlaur
(English)

Glossary

English quarterland

Centrepoint

54.1671, -8.11648 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Ceathramha-láir = Middle or central quarter. Lár does not mean ‘level’ here. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Enclosure: On top of a low drumlin (140). Church (site). In a low-lying position on the N bank of the W-E stream of the Owengar River c. 1km from its confluence with the NW corner of Lough Allen. The site of an RC church, known locally as the ‘Old Bog Church’ which was dedicated to St Bridget and built in 1770. "
Nóta
1696
?Carrowlogher
Inq. Leathanach: 192
1834?
Carrowlar
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs (60:16/8)
1834?
Carrunlar & Kilmore
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 11 (60:16/8)
1836
Carrulawr
BS:AL
1836
Carhoolaur
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Carrowlaur
O'Donovan, I.:AL
1836
Ceathramh láir
pl:AL
1836
Ceathramh láir
'middle quarter'
OD:AL
1836
Carrowlaur
OD:AL

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