townland
Corr na gCoileach
genitive: Chorr na gCoileach
(Irish)
Cornagillagh
(English)

Glossary

English round hill, pointed hill, hollow; pointed, conspicuous, odd

Centrepoint

54.3488, -8.21626 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
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"Cf. DG P: Annaduff b: Leitrim Corr na gCoileach P: Mohill b: Mohill Corr na gCoileach "
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"Pinkman: Cor-na-gcoileach = Round hill of the (grouse) cocks. The usual term for a grouse is coilleach-fraoigh, but coilleach alone seems to be very common in place-names. "
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"Arch. Inventory: Megalithic tomb (site). On a low-lying SW-facing slope in pasture (5). Enclosure. On a S-facing slope close to the River Bonet (142). Sweathouse. On a steep S-facing slope in dense scrub (219). "
Nóta
1622
?Correghullagh
CPR Leathanach: 539a
1660c
Cornegillagh
BSD Leathanach: 76
1661
?Cloonemullin
Inq.(Li) Leathanach: 184
1817
Cornagullagh
Larkin
1835?
Cornagillagh
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 25, 27 (59:16/2)
1836
Cornagillagh
BS:AL
1836
Cornagullagh
Larkin (Li)
1836
Cornagilla
Bar. Cons.:AL
1836
Curnagcoileach
'this place took it's name from the heath cock, or grouse'
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Cornagullagh
Park:AL
1836
Curnagellagh
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Curnagullagh
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Cornegillagh
Maguire, Capt.:AL
1836
Cor na g-coileach
pl:AL
1836
Cor na g-coileach
'round hill of the cocks'
OD:AL
1836
Cornagillagh
OD:AL

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