townland
An Corrán Rua
genitive: an Chorráin Rua
(Irish)
Carranroe
(English)

Glossary

rua, ruadh
English red; red place

Centrepoint

52.589, -6.62287 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1600c
Corcanroe (Thom. Colclough ... Donogh mc Teig)
Colclough Papers Leathanach: 9
1605
Coranroe, Corranroe (Carew, Donogh Mc Teige))
CPR Leathanach: 58a
1617
Curranroe (James Carroll)
CPR Leathanach: 218b
1625
Corranroe (Stephen Synnott de Dyrry, Edw. Synnott)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 5 CI
1654
Caranroe
CS (LG) Leathanach: 279
1654
Caranroe (Edw. Synnott)
CS (LG) Leathanach: 280
1654
Caranroe (Teorainn Balinekillye Baliwilliamroe & Tomnenole)
CS (LG) Leathanach: 279
1654
Caronroe (Teorainn Caranroe)
CS (LG) Leathanach: 280
1654
Carranroe (Teorainn Tomebricke)
CS (LG) Leathanach: 278
1656
Cornaroe
DS
1659
Carran
Cen. Leathanach: 555
1668
Carranroe
ASE Leathanach: 151
1668
Carranroe [dara iontráil]
ASE Leathanach: 151
1669
Coramroe
ASE Leathanach: 197
1678
Carranroe (Edw. Synnott)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 9 C II
1678
Carranroe or Coranroe
ASE Leathanach: 255
1679
Carranroe (Edw. Synnott)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 11 C II
1709
Carranroe (Butler – Damer)
CGn. Imleabhar: 3, Leathanach: 361, Uimhir: 1067
1718
Carraneroe (Damer-Bridges)
CGn. Imleabhar: 21, Leathanach: 413, Uimhir: 11993
1830c
Caranroe
[Indenture] (Monart)
TAB
1830c
Cranroe
Templeshanbo
TAB Imleabhar: 21
1840
carrán ruadh red rocky land
OD:AL
1840
Carranroe
Fayle, W.D.:AL (LG)
1840
Carranroe
Tackaberry, Wm.:AL (LG)

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