BROWSE
townland
Goirtín na nGlún
genitive: Ghoirtín na nGlún
non-validated name
(Irish)
Gorteenagloon
(English)

Glossary

English little field

Centrepoint

53.6858, -7.77912latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1612
Gurtinnegloo
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1619-22
Gurtinglaw alias Gurtineglum (Robert O’ Farroll)
CPR Leathanach: 533a
1629
Gurtinglow
Cotton Map
1634
Gurtinglawe al’ Gurtinglowne (Rob’ Mc.Lishagh Ferrall, Ric’ Ferrall)
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 11 Car.1
1655
Gurtinocloe
DS
c1660
Gurtmocloe (Richard ffarrelll I.P.)
BSD Leathanach: 137
1667
Gortineloe
ASE Leathanach: 115
1668
Gurtinloe
ASE Leathanach: 176
1764
Gurtinaloe otherwise Gurtingloon
CGn. Imleabhar: 229.566.155765
1813
Gurteenagloon
Edgeworth
1813
Gurteenagloon
Edgeworth
1820
Gurteenagloone
CGn. Imleabhar: 748.362.509097
1836
Gurtien-a-gloon
BS:AL Imleabhar: C100, Leathanach: 75
1836
Gurteenagloon
Edgeworth Map:AL
1836
<s>Gort a Glun, 'the starved knee'<s>
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Gurtinscloe
DS:AL
1836
Gurtinglawe also Gurtinglowne
Inq. C I:AL
1836
Guirtín a Ghlúine, 'little field of the knee' (Patrick impressed his knee in a stone here)
OD:AL
1908
Gorteenaglune; Guirtín na Glúine, “little field of the knee – “St. Patrick impressed his knee on a stone here”
MacGivney Leathanach: 125
2008
ˈgortiːn
Annamh a chloistear
Áit.

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