townland
Ard Rátha
genitive: Ard Rátha
validated name
(Irish)
Ardra
(English)

Glossary

ard
English height; high
ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Centrepoint

53.2042, -7.10363 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1558c
Rahyn
P.R.O.L. Leathanach: 68/7
1558c
The Arde
P.R.O.L. Leathanach: 63/7
1564
Raghenan
F
1591
Arde
F Leathanach: 5601
1602
Raenygan
F Leathanach: 6736
1620
Rahanan
CPR Leathanach: 490
1624
Raghenan
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 21 J I
1626
Rathanan
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 7 C I
1812
Ardra
Leet Leathanach: 16
1837
Ardra
BS:AL
1837
Ardra
Joly Map:AL
1837
Ardragh
Joly, J.R.:AL
1837
Ard Rath+F3005, high fort
OD:AL

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