townland
Cluain an Liosáin
genitive: Chluain an Liosáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Cloonalison
(English)

Glossary

cluain, cluaine
English meadow, pasture

Centrepoint

53.9254, -8.80209 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1635
Clownelassy 1 small half qr
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 7V
1661
Cloonelesse als Cloonelassy ½ qr.
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 83
1685
Cloonlisky [sic]
Hib. Del.
1710c
Cloonele[ ] 2 carts.
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 171b
1800
Clooneless
CGn. Imleabhar: 528.493.347509
1838
[Cloonalison]
"I could not find Cloonalison known in anywhere I traversed - I called to the Rev. W. McHugh's houseand did not find him at home - the name must be adopted." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: ME065,37
1838
Cluain a liosáin, 'lawn of the small fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME065,37
1838
[Cloonalison]
"A fort and cave with a room 12 feet long and 6 feet wide near the north west corner of this townland, 2 forts in this townland."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME065,37
1838
Cloonalison
BS:AL Leathanach: ME065,37
1838
Cloonalison
McHugh, Rev. W.:AL Leathanach: ME065,37
1838
Cloonalison
McDermott, W. :AL Leathanach: ME065,37
1838
Carrowlessenebrocky
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: ME065,37

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