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

Glossary

English ridge

Centrepoint

52.8784, -8.27937latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1709
Eskirmore, Eskirbeg
CGn. Leathanach: 2. 439. 553
1735
Eskirr
CGn. Leathanach: 83. 41. 57451
1840
Esker
BS:AL
1840
Escer
OC:AL
1840
Escer 'a ridge'
OD:AL
1840
Escer
pl OC:AL
1989
ˈeskər
Áit.

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