BROWSE
townland
An tSí Rua
genitive: na Sí Rua
(Irish)
Sheeroe
(English)

Glossary

rua, ruadh
English red; red place

Centrepoint

53.737, -7.6113latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

Nóta
1621
Shiroe
CPR Leathanach: 503b
1621
Shiroe
CPR Leathanach: 511a
1629
Sheria
Cotton Map
1716
Sheroe with the Mill thereon
CGn. Leathanach: 18.149.8726
1723
Shirroe als Sherrow and the Mill thereon
CGn. Leathanach: 40.168.24818
1813
Sherrow
Edgeworth
1826
Sherow als. Sherroe and the mill thereon
CGn. Leathanach: 810.525.546460
1835
Shirow
BS:AL
1835
Sidh ruadh, “red fairy hill”
OD:AL
1835
see Agharra Parish
Nóta:AL
1908
Shreeroe, Sídh Ruadh, “literally, red fairy”
MacGivney Leathanach: 200

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