townland
An Eiscir
genitive: na hEascrach
validated name
(Irish)
Esker
(English)

Glossary

English ridge

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

53.3432, -7.81523 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1569
Ballecore
F Leathanach: 1401
1569
Eskircayshelane
F Leathanach: 1401
1582
Yskercastell
F Leathanach: 3878
1602
Esgir
F Leathanach: 6618
1612
Esker castle
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 8 J I
1655-7
Ballicore, Eskercorrakeen and
DS
1655-7
Eskercorrakeen and Ballicore
DS
1659
Esker
Cen. Leathanach: 443
1660c
Corrakeene
28
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 27
1660c
Ballicore, Esker Castle & owen Corrakeene
?
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 76
1660c
Ballicore
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 27
1660c
Owen Corrakeene, Ballicore Esker Castle &
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 27
1660c
Ballycorr, Esker Castle & Corrakeene
RIA
BSD (UF)
1660c
Corrakeene, Esker Castle, Ballycorr &
RIA
BSD (UF)
1660c
Esker Castle, Ballycorr & Corrakeene
RIA
BSD (UF)
1685
Balligore
Hib. Del.
1685
Corowkeane
Hib. Del.
1685
Esker Castle
Hib. Del.
1837
Esker
BS:AL
1837
Esker
Co. Treas.:AL
1837
Esker
DS
1837
Esker
Larkin Map:AL
1837
Eiscir
OD:AL

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