townland
An Chora Dhubh
genitive: na Cora Duibhe
(Irish)
Coorduff
(English)

Glossary

cora, coraidh, corann
English weir, stone-fence, ford
dubh, dú-, duí-
English black

Centrepoint

52.6201, -6.63571 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1654
Cureduffe (Thirlagh O Breine)
CS (LG) Leathanach: 274
1656
Curriduffe
DS
1660c
Curriduffe
BSD (LG) Leathanach: 117
1667
Corduffe & Roseduffe
ASE Leathanach: 161
1757
Caruduff (King – Kane)
CGn. Imleabhar: 187, Leathanach: 343, Uimhir: 125336
1840
Coorduff
BS Sketch Map:AL (LG)
1840
Coorduff
le Aichdall, J.:AL (LG)
1840
cuar dubh Black mountain hollow or winding glen. Cuar Dubh cúr is barren rough land according to the local interpretation
OD:AL

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