BROWSE
townland
Ráth Bracháin
genitive: Ráth Bracháin
(Irish)
Rathbraghan
(English)

Glossary

ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Explanatory note

  • English

    "ringfort of the (the) soft land"

Centrepoint

54.2883, -8.45472latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
1633–6
Srabraghan .. Shrabraghan
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 151
1655–7
Shraghbrahan
DS
1660c
Shraghbraghan
BSD Leathanach: 97
1665c
Strabraghane
HMR Leathanach: 31, 66
1666
Straighbrahan als. Sratraghane als. Shratraghane
ASE Leathanach: 57
1682c
Straghbraghan als. Srabraghan als. Shrabraugham
Inq.(Sl) Leathanach: 8
1682c
Rathbraghan mill
Inq.(Sl) Leathanach: 19
1682c
Straigbraghan als. Strabraghan als. Shabraghane als. Rathbraghan & the Mills
Inq.(Sl) Leathanach: 39
1685c
Shrabrahan
Hib. Del.
1722
Rabraghan
CGn. Leathanach: 34.110.20784
1749
Rathraghan Rathragen
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 539
1754
Rathbraghan ows. Rabragan
CGn. Leathanach: 178.29.117652
1790
Rathbraghan ows. Rabragan
CGn. Leathanach: 421.47.273929
1800c
Pathbrokean (leg. Rathbrokean)
Larkin (Sl) Leathanach: 3
1830c
Rathbraughan
TAB
1836
Rathbraghan
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl009,36
1836
Rathbraghun
Bar. Cess Bk.:AL
1836
Rathbroghan
BM:AL
1836
Rathbrahen
Clarke:AL
1836
Shrabrahan
Cooper Map:AL
1836
Shraghbraghan
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Strayghbraghan als. Strabroghan als. Straboghane
Grant, C. II:AL
1836
Rathbrokean
Larkin (Sl):AL
1836
Rath Bracháin “Braghan’s Rath or earthen fort”
OD:AL
1836
Rathbraghan
OD:AL
1836
Straighbraghan als. Straghbraghan alias Shrabraghane
Part. 1686:AL
1836
Srabraghan
Part. 1686:AL
1836
Rathbraghane the mills of Rathbraghane
Part. 1686:AL
1836
Rathbraghan
Part. 1686:AL
1836
Rath Bra<cháin
pl:AL
1913
Rathbeggan
Rathbeggan in Sligo; Berchan's rath. St. Berchan?. See Carrickbarrahane.
Joyce Leathanach: 537, Imleabhar: III
1938
Ráth Bracháin
Elphin PN Leathanach: 69

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