townland
An Príosún Thoir
genitive: an Phríosúin Thoir
(Irish)
Prison East
(English)

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.8386, -9.12727latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1586
Prisone, m‘Richard en yeren of
F Leathanach: 4872
1591
Prison
Browne’s Connacht
1610
Prisone
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.55
1610c
prison
Conn. Map
1698
Preeson 3 qrs
Browne's RR
1699
Prisson 3 qrs.
Browne's RR
1708c
Prison 3 qrs
Browne’s Lands Leathanach: I
1708c
Prisson 3 qrs
Browne’s Lands Leathanach: I
1721c
Prison
O’Moore Maps Leathanach: 1
1814
Prizon
Longfield Maps Leathanach: 1
1814
Prison
Longfield Maps Leathanach: 3
1830
Prison
Bald Leathanach: 14
1830
Prison East
TAB Leathanach: §28
1838
Prison East
BS:AL Leathanach: ME120,30
1838
Prison East
OC:AL Leathanach: ME120,30
1838
[Prison East]
"in its S. part is an ancient fort" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME120,30

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