townland
An Rosán
genitive: an Rosáin
(Irish)
Rassaun
(English)

Centrepoint

53.9136, -7.71694 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Cf. Rassan (Ca); Rassan/Rosán (Lú) Rossan: Lo, Mí Rossane, TÁ: An Rosán "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Rosán = A shrubbery, a copse, virgultum, (O’D). "
Nóta
1655
Rossane
DS
1660c
Rossane
BSD (Li) Leathanach: 12
1667
Rossane
ASE Leathanach: 167:14
1685
Rossan
Hib. Del.
1817
Rossan
Larkin (Li)
1836
Rossin
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Rassane
S&V:AL
1836
Rossan
CM:AL
1836
Rossan
'seed in that place'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Roisin
'small patch of arable land'
dúch:AL
1836
Rossane
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Rossan
HCER 1826:AL
1836
Rossane
DS:AL
1836
Ra(å?)san
", 'a shrubbery,' 'virgulta' ['o' i bpl. ós cionn an chéad 'a']"
OD:AL
1836
Rassaun
OD:AL
1836
[Rassaun]
"…there is a good dwelling house near the north extremity with a great number of trees around Rossin."
Desc. Rem.:AL

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