An Cruachán
genitive: an Chruacháin
validated name
(Irish)
Crookhaven
(English)

Glossary

cruach, cruachán
English stack, peak

Centrepoint

51.4674, -9.71853latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1577
Crookehaven
F Leathanach: 3038
1591
Crookehaven
F Leathanach: 5559
1614
Crookhaven
CPR Leathanach: 320
1617
Crookhaven
CPR Leathanach: 324
1655
Crookehaven
DS
1659
Crookehaven
Cen. Leathanach: 227
1660c
Crooke,haven
BSD (Co) Leathanach: 258
1670c
Crookhaven
Cl. Par. Rec. CCR Leathanach: 1, xliii
1690
Crookhaven
Ir. Jacob. Leathanach: 62
1750
Crook,Haven
Smith Cork Leathanach: 1, 284
1778
Crook,haven
T&S Leathanach: 172
1811
Crookhaven
Bath
1812
Crookhaven
Leet Leathanach: 1, 200
1837
Crookhaven
Top. Dict. Leathanach: 2, 180
1841-2
Crookhaven
BS:AL
1841-2
Crookhaven
Co. Cess Bk.:AL
1841-2
Ballincrokigge als Crookstowne
Dep. 1652:AL
1841-2
Crookhaven
Donohoe, Rev. D.:AL
1841-2y
This is evidently called after the family of Crooke
OD:AL
1841-2x
baile an chrócaig
pl EC:AL
1841-2
Crookhaven
Rent Bk. 1841:AL (Co)
1841-2
Crookhaven
Tithe Ledger:AL
1969
An Cruachán
Bailte Poist Leathanach: 73

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