townland
Ráithín na Sceiche Íochtarach
genitive: Ráithín na Sceiche Íochtarach
(Irish)
Raheennaskeagh Lower
(English)

Glossary

English small ring-fort
sceach, sceich
English hawthorn, thorn-bush

Centrepoint

52.5111, -6.36 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1654
Raheeneskea (i gcur síos ar theorainn Kilgowan)
CS (LG) Imleabhar: IX, Leathanach: 52
1654
Raheneskea (i gcur síos ar theorainn Ballinvack)
CS (LG) Imleabhar: IX, Leathanach: 49
1655
Raghinisky
DS
1655-57
Ragheniskey
(de Vál)
DS (P)
1655-57
Rahinishy
(de Vál) (map)
DS (P)
1660
Raghenisky
BSD (LG)
1660 c.
Baghenusky
(de Vál)
BSD (LG)
1811
Raheenaske
(de Vál)
Gill (Wexford)
1817
Raheenaskea
(de Vál)
Bruen Est. Map 1817
1825
Raheenaskay
(de Vál)
GJP (LG)
1827
Raheenaskey
(de Vál)
GJP (LG)
1830
Raheenaskey
(de Vál)
GJP (LG)
1839
Rathniska
Déanta ag R. Daly.
Est. Map, R. Daly (LG)
1840
Raheenama
Co. Cess Ret. 1835:AL (LG)
1840
Raheenasheagh
Jones, Rect.: AL (LG)
1840
Raheenske
Gill Map:AL (LG)
1840
Raithin na sceach ‘ raheen or little earthen fort of the briars or brambles’
OD:AL

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