Rúscaigh
genitive: Rúscaí
validated name
(Irish)
Roosky
(English)

Centrepoint

53.8294, -7.92189latitude, longitude
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Properties

POThere is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

1837
Rousky
Map 1741 (Elphin, Bishop Leathanach: RC080,22
1837
Rusky
HCER 1826:AL Leathanach: RC080,22
1837
Rooskey
BS:AL Leathanach: RC080,22
1837
Rooskey
CM:AL Leathanach: RC080,22
1837
Rusky
Pop. Rep.:AL Leathanach: RC080,22
1837
Ruskey
GJP:AL Leathanach: RC080,22
1837
Rooskey
GJP:AL Leathanach: RC080,22
1837
Rooskey
["Weld's Stat Survey Cy: Ros: p.1"];
Weld:AL Leathanach: RC080,22
1837
Ruskey
HC Rep. R. Shannon:AL Leathanach: RC080,22
1837
Ruskey
["Hibernian School Society Papers in Weld"];
Weld:AL Leathanach: RC080,22
1837
Roosky
[peann JOD]; "Roosky in Leitrim & Donegal" [dúch dearg]; "See Leitrim" [OD Nóta]; "(see 20)" [pl, tagairt do "Roosky New"];
dúch dearg:AL Leathanach: RC080,22
1837
[Roosky]
"The townland is under tillage & contains the village of Rooskey, the parish church & R.C. chapel. The canal runs through it and there is a large bridge over the Shannon." [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: RC080,22
1837
Rooskey
"See p.22" [dúch];
Rec. Name:AL Leathanach: RC080,36

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