townland
An Cárán
genitive: an Cháráin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Caraun
(English)

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53.7353, -8.92484 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1617
(?)Coraine
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: II.231
1617
Caran
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: II.237
1635
Kurane, 1 qr of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 130
1635
qr of Carrowentlevy; 1 gnive in the half qr of Lecarrowenleassacharrie; ½ gnive in the half qr of Corrane and in the cartron of Lissmily; and ½ cartron in the cartron called Lissalian, all in the townland of Ilaneroe
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 161
1635
Lecarrownecorrane, half qr of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 161V
1635
Lecarrowbarrane [sic], half qr of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 162V
1661
Carrane Liscaro and Lismoyle 1 qr.... Bog wast belonging to Monerew and this Qr.
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 62
1661
Carrocarrane 1 qr.
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 64
1661
A wast bog lying betwixt Clountough, Cloungouna & Carracarrane
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 68
1677
qr. of Carrane, Liscarrow and Lismoyle
ASE Leathanach: 241b
1678
Carrowcarrane 1 qr.
ASE Leathanach: 257a
1710c
Carrane; Carrentullagh als Carrowkeele; Carroneeknock; Carrentullagh als Carrowkeele
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 153a
1721c
Carane
O’Moore Maps Leathanach: 23
1787
Carranlycarrow & Lissmoyle 1 qr
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.70, 577
1787
Carrane; Carrowenlallagh als Carrowkeele & Carrowneknock
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.70, 581
1830
Caraan
Bald
1834
Carane East Division, Carane Middle Division, Carane West Division
TAB Leathanach: 61
1838
Cauraun
Letter Info:AL Leathanach: ME070,17
1838
Cauraun
BS:AL Leathanach: ME070,17
1838
Cara//n, 'rocky ground'
"Carán, 'is a reaping hook; anything serried'
Nóta Leathanach: ME070,17
1838
Cearán
pl:AL Leathanach: ME070,17
1838
Caraun
OC:AL Leathanach: ME070,17
1988c
ˈk′eːrɑːn
Áit.
2009
ˈkarɑːn
Áit.

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