townland
Foirthigh
genitive: Fhoirthí
(Irish)
Furhee
(English)

Centrepoint

52.8649, -8.74867 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nótaí: cf forrach Contribb + Onom (b.inse) 'land-measure' etc.
Gort na Forraí TÁ (B. Clann Liam P. Chluain Bheag)
cf fothar, foithir Din 'a wooded hollow.'etc, Na Foithre/Firies Ci
fothar, foithir Onom.
foithir Contribb. Iol.foithre (<fo-thír?) 'a piece of unreclaimed valley or wooded land'.
Contribb.?fortech 'an additional building'
foirthigh < foithrigh, foirtheach; < fortech, foithir?
1611
fforhie
Inq. Leathanach: 1.114
1614
Forhie
CPR Leathanach: IV. 7.263
1624
Forry
Inq. Leathanach: 2.15
c1660
Forhy
BSD Leathanach: 30
1727
fforhee als Forhy?
CGn. Imleabhar: 54.400.36214
1839
Furree
BS:AL
1839
Foirthigh
OD:AL
1839
Foirthigh
pl:AL
1839
Foithrigh
OD:AL
1839
Foirtheach
pl:AL
1983
for'hi:ə
Áit. Uimhir : C731B108
1983
for'hi:
Áit. Uimhir : C731B233, C731B334

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