townland
An Carragán
genitive: an Charragáin
validated name
(Irish)
Carragaun
(English)

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

52.3674, -7.84173 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

DIL Carracán (carrac): little rock
'mullach an Charragáin Mhóir' Parl. na mB
1655
cuid de Garryroe
DS (s) (TÁ)
DS (s) (TÁ)
1840
Curragaun
BS:AL
1840
carragán, 'Rocky land'
pl:AL
1840
carragán, 'Rocky land'
AL
1840
Carigín
pl:AL
1952
Carragán
PN Decies Leathanach: 304
1985
kɑrəˈgɑːn
beirt chainteoirí
Áit.
1985
carəˈgiːn
an áit chéanna??
Áit.

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