An Caisleán Nua
genitive: an Chaisleáin Nua
validated name
(Irish)
Newcastle
(English)

Glossary

English castle
nua
English new

Centrepoint

52.2722, -7.81123 latitude, longitude
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Properties

PO There is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

1302-6
de Novocastro
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 306
1308-9
Novum Castrum
RBO Leathanach: 145
1308-9
Novum Castrum
COD Leathanach: I.164
1435
Newcastle
COD Leathanach: III.95
1482
de Novocastro
Ann. Lis. Leathanach: 28
1507
(vicariarum) Castrinovi
Ann. Lis. Leathanach: 45
1508
de Novo Castro
COD Leathanach: III.336
1525
Newcastle
COD Leathanach: IV.106
1541
Nucastell
COD Leathanach: IV.208
1547
Newcastle
COD Leathanach: V.1
1548
Newcastle
COD Leathanach: V.6
1548
Newcastell
F Leathanach: 189
1550
Neucastell
F Leathanach: 502
1566
Nywecastell
F Leathanach: 929
1572
Newcastell
F Leathanach: 1966
1588
Newcastle
Magrath Vis. Leathanach: 355
1596
Newcastell
Inq. Leathanach: I.254
1601
Newcastle
F Leathanach: 6519, 6521, 6532
1607
Novum Castrum
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 301
1607c
de Novo Castro
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 322
1615
de Novo Castro
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 289
1622
Newcastle
CPR Leathanach: 548a
1623
Newcastle
CPR Leathanach: 567a
1650c
an Caislen Nua
LGen. Leathanach: 835.5, 1404.3, 4
1654
Newcastle
CS I Leathanach: 260,328,330, &rl
1655
Newcastle
DS
1659
Newcastle
Cen. Leathanach: 313
1660c
New Castle
BSD Leathanach: 139
1665-6
Newcastle
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 27
1666-7
Newcastle
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 89
1667
Newcastle
ASE Leathanach: 166
1840
Newcastle
BS:AL
1840
caislean nó
pl:AL
1840
caislean nua, 'new castle'
AL
1963-4
(əɴ)ˌ kiʃl′ɑːˈɴuː
Dinnseanchas Leathanach: I.39
1969
An Caisleán Nua
Bailte Poist

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