townland
Gréach Raithin
genitive: Ghréach Raithin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Greaghrahan
(English)

Glossary

English rough pasture-land?

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    hill? of (the) bracken
    Ní cinnte brí an fhocail gréach

  • English

    hill? of (the) bracken
    The meaning of gréach is uncertain

Centrepoint

54.0907, -7.54632 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1660c
Greaghrane
BSD
1709
Greaghrahan
Carvaghs
1836
Gartraghan
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca020,59
1836
Gartraghan
Cess Bk:AL Leathanach: Ca020,59
1836
Greaghrahan
TAB Leathanach: Ca020,59
1836
Greaghrahan
Printed List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca020,59
1836
Greaghrahen
Commonwealth Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca020,59
1836
Greuch ratháin
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca020,59
1836
Greuch raithnighe, 'mountain plain of the ferns'
dúch (scriosta):AL Leathanach: Ca020,59
1836
Greaghrahan
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca020,59

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