Ráth Eirnín
genitive: Ráth Earnáin
(Irish)
Rathernan
(English)

Glossary

ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Centrepoint

53.2412, -6.83317 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1629-44
ecclesia de Rathernine
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.31
1731
Rathernon
Comerford Leathanach: I 266
1752
Rathernan
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1766
Rathernon
Comerford Leathanach: I 272
1807
Rathermine
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 205
1837
Rathernon
Top. Dict. Imleabhar: II, Imleabhar: 175
1837
Rathernan Parish. Probably Rath Ernain, i.e. Arx Ernani
LSO (CD) Leathanach: I, 200

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