townland
An Caithrín
genitive: an Chaithrín
validated name
(Irish)
Carheen
(English)

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.6681, -9.35354 latitude, longitude
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Properties

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Archival records

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Historical references

1617
(?)Charcheene
CPR Leathanach: 334
1830
Carheen
Bald Leathanach: 18
1830
Corrig
L. Blosse Maps
1838
Carheen
"Compare" [OD];
OD:AL Leathanach: ME030,15
1838
[Carheen]
"The principal part of this townland is heather and mountain pasture" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME030,15
1838
Carthaoin, 'rocky land'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME030,15
1838
Corheen
BS:AL Leathanach: ME030,15
1838
Corheen
CM:AL Leathanach: ME030,15
1838
Corrig
Pasley, Rev. H.:AL Leathanach: ME030,15
1838
Co[r]heens
Rental:AL Leathanach: ME030,15
1936
Cairthín, an
Seanfhocail Phartraí an tSléibhe Leathanach: 58
1941
go Carraic..chomh fada le teach ósta a bhí ann
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