townland
An Cloigeann
genitive: an Chloiginn
non-validated name
(Irish)
Claggan
(English)

Centrepoint

53.967, -9.82598 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1635
Claggan
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §59
1685
Clegin, Roshin
Hib. Del.
1730
Claggan
CGn. Imleabhar: 63.376.44001
1776
Claggan
Mackenzie Leathanach: 42
1778
Claggan
CGn. Imleabhar: 321.352.216682
1792
Claggan
Beaufort Map
1811
Claggan
Arrowsmith
1830
Claggan, Rossnafinna
Bald
1834
Claggan Cafferky, Claggan O’Donnel
TAB Leathanach: §2
1838
Claggan
BS:AL Leathanach: E033,1,32
1838
Claggan
BM:AL Leathanach: E033,1,32
1838
Claggan
CM:AL Leathanach: E033,1,32
1838
Claggan
TAB Leathanach: E033,1,32
1838
Claggan
O'Donnell, C. :AL Leathanach: E033,1,32
1838
Claggan
Maj. Bingham : AL Leathanach: E033,1,32
1838
Clagin
Carter, W.H.:AL Leathanach: E033,1,32
1838
Claigeann, 'rocky hills are so called in Ulster'
OD:AL Leathanach: E033,1,32
1838
Claigean
pl:AL Leathanach: E033,1,32
1838
Claggan
OD:AL Leathanach: E033,1,32
1838
[Claggan]
"…boggy pasture, a part of it projecting southward into Dukel Lough is called 'Rossnafinna Point'."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: E033,1,32

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