townland
Coillidh Rú
genitive: Choillidh Rú
non-validated name
(Irish)
Killyrue
(English)

Glossary

coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    wood of —
    Ní léir brí (‘red colour'? < rubha, 'point, headland'?) anseo

  • English

    wood of —
    The meaning of (‘red colour'? < rubha, 'point, headland'?) is unclear here

Centrepoint

54.0927, -7.2378 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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Nior aimsíodh an logainm sna foinsí seo: ASE, BSD (Ca), Hib. Del., Inq. Ult. (Ca), MEC
Nóta
1655-57
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(mar chuid de) Magheriholl
DS Leathanach: C4
1709
Killarue
Carvaghs Leathanach: 58
1821
Killyrue
Yates & Wife to Hume
CGn. Imleabhar: 772.333.523468
1836
Killyrue
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca024,48
1836
Killyrue
BM:AL Leathanach: Ca024,48
1836
Killyrue
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca024,48
1836
Killarue
Fetherston, Rev. T.:AL Leathanach: Ca024,48
1836
Killeroo
Reilly, Rev. P:AL Leathanach: Ca024,48
1836
Killarue
List 1790 (Act of Parl.):AL Leathanach: Ca024,48
1836
Killerue
TAB Leathanach: Ca024,48
1836
Coill a ruaidh
"sylva Rufi?" [dúch];
dúch:AL Leathanach: Ca024,48
1836
Coill a ruba, 'wood of the rue'
"(local)" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca024,48
1836
Kil.a.rue
"Prond Kil.a.rue" [dúch];
pron.:AL Leathanach: Ca024,48
1836
Killyrue
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca024,48
1836
Coill a ru//dh
"orthog:?" [dúch];
pl:AL Leathanach: Ca024,48

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