town civil parish townland
Ráth Iomgháin
genitive: Ráth Iomgháin
(Irish)
Rathangan
(English)

Glossary

ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Centrepoint

53.2111, -6.99879 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

802
i Raith Imghain
ARÉ Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 412
806
i rRaith Imgain
AU Leathanach: 262
1287
Rathymegan
RBK Leathanach: 39
1288-93
Rathymgan
RBK Leathanach: 77,78
1289
Rathymgan
RBK Leathanach: 79,80
1289
Rathymegan
CPL Leathanach: I 509
1310
Rathymgan
RBK Leathanach: 126
1315-16
Rathymgan
RDK Leathanach: 39.66
1318
Rahimgan
RBK Leathanach: 128
1329
Rathymegan
RBK Leathanach: 108, 109
1331
Rathymegan
RBK Leathanach: 102
1345-6
Rathyngan
RDK Leathanach: 54.36
1351
Rathimegan
RBK Leathanach: 156
1360
Rathimgan
RBK Leathanach: 158
1379
Rahymgan
RBK Leathanach: 160
1397
Rathemgan
RBK Leathanach: 146, 148
1401
Rahemgani
CPL Leathanach: V 344
1427
Rachungaym
Ann. Dar. Leathanach: 43
1427
Rathymgain
Ann. Dar. Leathanach: 53
1427
Rathimgayn
CPL Leathanach: VII 484
1429
Kichtymgayn (sic)
CPL Leathanach: VIII 122
1433
a Raith Imain
AConn. Leathanach: 472
1437-8
Rathymgayn
CPL Leathanach: VIII 666
1443
Raydyngan
CPL Leathanach: X 330
1443
Raidyngan
CPL Leathanach: X 399
1448
Ramgayn
CPL Leathanach: IX 421
1451
a Raith Imain
AConn. Leathanach: 492
1456
Rathyman
CPL Leathanach: XI 277
1476
Rathumghayn
Ann. Dar. Leathanach: 62
1476
Rathvinghayn
CPL Leathanach: XIII. 2.509
1518
Rathangane
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 277
1518
Raithangayne
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 278
1540-1541
Rathangan
Crown Surv. Leathanach: 19, 156
1546
Rath-Iomdhain
ARÉ Imleabhar: V
1629-44
ecclesia de Rathangan
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.31
1629-44
iuxta Rathangan
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.31
1629-44
teampull na sumach
capella quae vocatur teampull na sumach iuxta Rathangan; cf. 1783 'Temple Summogh' Taylor, 1885 'Teampull-na-Seanagh' Comerford II 48
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.31
1766
Rathangan
Comerford Leathanach: I 273
1778
Rathangan
T&S Leathanach: 96
1783
Rathangan
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1807
Part of Rathangan
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 218
1837
Rathangan
Hawks, J.:AL Leathanach: 1,4
1837
Rathangan
DS:AL Leathanach: 1,4
1837
Rathangan
BSD:AL Leathanach: 1,4
1837
Rathangan
Map of Kildare 1752:AL Leathanach: 1,4
1837
Rathangan
Carlisle Top Dic:AL Leathanach: 1,4
1837
Rathangan
Pop. Rep.:AL Leathanach: 1,4
1837
Rathangan
Cess Coll.:AL Leathanach: 1,4
1837
Rath Iomghain, 'Imgan's fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,4
1837
Rathangan
Leinster, Duke of:AL Leathanach: 1,4
1837
Rathangan
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,4
1837
Rathangan
Commisioner Ret.:AL Leathanach: 1,4
1837
Rathangan
GJWarrant: AL Leathanach: 1,4
1837
Rathangan
HCER 1826:AL Leathanach: 1,4
1837
Rathangan
Bog Rpt:AL Leathanach: 1,4
1837
Rathangan
Bourne, Rev.:AL Leathanach: 1,4

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