Trá Kaat
genitive: Thrá Kaat
Cats Strand


English strand, beach

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    Tá Cat's Strand mar a tuigtear anois é ar bhruach eile na h-abhann os comhair na h-áite ina raibh longlann Anthony Van Kaat. (CÓC)


52.3548, -6.4597latitude, longitude
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"[in the1640s] an eminent shipbuilder, Anthony Van Kaat, was brought by the Confederate authorities from Flanders"..."Kaat's (Cat's) Strand [was] just outside Westgate (p.94
Wexford T. & L.

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