Ceann Mara
genitive: Chinn Mara
(Irish)
Neidín
genitive: Neidín
(Irish)
Kenmare
(English)

Glossary

ceann, cionn
English head, headland

Centrepoint

51.8858, -9.54457 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1262
ar Tuaith Cinn Mara
MIA Leathanach: 104.2
1302-6
Keynmara
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 298
1601
Twoekanmora
F Alt: 6569
1604
Twohikenveara
CPR Leathanach: 54a
1605
Kenmarra
CPR Leathanach: 71a
1612
Keawne Marrie
Inq.(Ci) Imleabhar: I, Imleabhar: 76
1613
Keownemarrie
CPR Leathanach: 268b
1615
Keanmarra
RVis. (Ardf.) Leathanach: 191
1642
Kill[merre]
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 194r
1642
Canmare
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 198r
1642
Canmarra
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 201r
1642
Kilmarr
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 253r
1642
Kenmarra
donogh mc Shane 264r
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 263r, 264r,
1642
Kilmarre
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 275r, 268r,
1643
Kilmare
Owen o Sullyvane 270r
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 278r, 269r, 270r
1643
Kilmar
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 286r
1644
Can:marr
ffynen mc dermod
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 124r
1655
Kilmare
DS
1659
Killmare
Cen. Leathanach: 257
1660
Killmare
BSD Leathanach: 6
1678
Killmare
ASE Leathanach: 108. 30
1685
Killmare
Hib. Del.
1701-6
Ceann Mara
Ó Rathaille Leathanach: 126
1756
Kenmare
Smith Hist. Kerry, map
1756c
Kenmare
Smith Hist. Kerry, map Leathanach: 80
1809
líogaibh glasa Chinn Mara
Dhá dhán le SÓC Leathanach: 128
1841
Kenmare Parish
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci052,1
1841
Kenmare Parish
GJP:AL Leathanach: Ci052,1, Nóta eolais: (1839)
1841
Killmare & Toyalista Parish
Acts of Settlement:AL (Ci) Leathanach: Ci052,1
1841
Kilmare
Vallancey Map:AL Leathanach: Ci052,1
1841
Ceann mara, 'head of the sea'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci052,1
1841
Kenmare
"Kenmare" atá ag JOD ar an bparóiste; tagraíonn sé do "this little Town of Kenmare which is popularly called Nedeen" agus do "a fort called Nedeen" agus luann sé "the spacious Bay of Killmare".
LSO Leathanach: 88/181
1841
Ceann Mara
"NAME. Is in Irish Ceann Mara signifying head of the sea, and was first applied to the utmost point to which the tide comes up, in Gleann O'Roughty."
LSO Leathanach: 88/181
1955
Kenmare
"Paróiste Neidíneach. Dar liom bhí 'Cinn (Cionn) Mara', leis, air. Ar an bhfairrge lasmuigh de tá 'The River of Kilmare' sa C Map ('An Ribhéar' sa Ghlg)" "Bíonn 'Neidín' i gcomhnaidhe sa Ghlg ar an bpar, an bf mar a bhfuil an sr-bhaile, agus ar an sr-bhaile féin." "Tabh - ar Neidín. Gin - Sráid Neidíneach. Ní cuimhin liom go gcuala 'an' á úsáid roimis."
An Seabhac:Cártaí Móra Leathanach: Ke/5

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