BROWSE

Hierarchy

county

lake or lakes

lake or lakes
Loch Goir
genitive: Loch Goir
(Irish)
Lough Gur
(English)

Glossary

English lake; inlet

Hierarchy

county

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the lake of Go(i)r
    Ní léir brí Go(i)r (< Ga(i)r); féach Uí Fhir Ghair, (‘Húi Fhir-Gair' in Corpus Genealogiarum Hiberniae 399) agus bf, par. An Úir Ghearr

  • English

    the lake of Go(i)r
    The meaning of Go(i)r (< Ga(i)r) is unclear; see Uí Fhir Ghair, (‘Húi Fhir-Gair' in Corpus Genealogiarum Hiberniae 399) and the townland, parish name An Úir Ghearr / Uregare

Centrepoint

52.5193, -8.5304latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

g.d.
Do Loch Goir
Dioghl. D Leathanach: 233, Véarsa: 53

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