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townland, island or archipelago
Claínis
genitive: Chlaínse
non-validated name
(Irish)
Clynish
(English)

Centrepoint

53.8433, -9.63571 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1595
(?)Clynishe
Knox Hist. Tuam Leathanach: 276
1595
Alyinis [sic], the island of
Mon. Hib. Leathanach: 496, Nóta: Napper Inq.
1608
Clinishe, the island of
CPR Leathanach: 126b
1615
the island of Clinish
CPR Leathanach: 288b
1635
Clinish, 1 qr of the island of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §26
1661
Cloinish
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 99
1698
Cloinish & Freighilane 3 car
Browne's RR Leathanach: 1698
1699
Cloynish & Freagh island 3 car
Browne's RR Leathanach: 1699
1708c
Cloynish
Browne’s Lands Leathanach: I, II
1710
Clinish... Cloynish
CGn. Imleabhar: 7.89.1767
1729
Clinish
CGn. Imleabhar: 64.75.4267
1741
Clynish
CGn. Imleabhar: 115.55.79246
1761
Clynish
CGn. Imleabhar: 216.97.141932
1797
Clynish Island
Sligo RR Leathanach: IV/1
1802
Clynish Island
Browne's RR Leathanach: 1802
1818
Clynish
Sligo RR
1820
Clynish Island
Sligo RR Leathanach: IV/1
1825
Clynish Island
Sligo RR Leathanach: IV/3
1830
Clynish
Bald Uimhir: 17
1833
Clynish Island
Browne's RR Leathanach: 1833
1838
Clynish
CM:AL Leathanach: ME106,10
1838
Cloonish
S&V:AL Leathanach: ME106,10
1838
Clighínísh
Giblin, P.:AL Leathanach: ME106,10
1838
Clynish
Eyre, Rev. G.:AL Leathanach: ME106,10
1838
Claidhinis, 'island of the ditch or enclosure'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME106,10
1838
Cladh inis
"Cly" [pl]; "An old church yard destroyed" [pl];
pl:AL Leathanach: ME106,10
1838
Clynish
OD:AL Leathanach: ME106,10
1838
Clynish
BS:AL Leathanach: ME106,10

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