townland
An Loch Rua
genitive: an Locha Rua
validated name
(Irish)
Loughroe
(English)

Glossary

English lake; inlet
rua, ruadh
English red; red place

Centrepoint

53.2727, -7.60815 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1837
Loughrue
Bog Rep. 1810: AL
1837
Loughroo
BS:AL
1837
Loughroe
O'Brien Map 1804:AL
1837
Loch Ruadh
OD:AL

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