An Tóchar
genitive: an Tóchair
validated name
(Irish)
Causeway
(English)

Glossary

English causeway

Centrepoint

52.4144, -9.73487latitude, longitude
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Properties

POThere is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

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Cárta: An Tóchar Ceann a’Tóchair nó An Tóchar – An Seabhac Ceann a tóchair, head of the causeway, called in Irish Kantogher. OSNB Ceann an Tóchair fadó, an Tóchar anois. Ceann an Tóchair…seems to be the correct name of the place. Journ. Kerry Arch&Hist. Soc. IV 71-3 (1971)
Nóta
1794
The Causeway
"Connor, Thomas, The Causeway"
Ardf. Wills Leathanach: 139
1841
Causeway Village
Local:AL Leathanach: Ci101,36
1841
Ceann a tóchair, 'head of the causeway'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci101,36
1841
Causeway Village
"Called in Irish 'Kantogher'." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci101,36
2017
ˌkɑːzˌwɛ
Áit. Cainteoir: 001, Uimhir : Ci170710

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