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genitive: Ráth Easpaig
non-validated name
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(English)
Glossary
ráth
(also: ráith)
ring-fort
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    ring-fort of (the) bishop

    Síneann an paróiste seo isteach i mbarúntacht Shliabh Mairge agus i gCo. Chill Chainnigh siar ó dheas.

    Ainmneacha stairiúla:
    Tagraíonn an t-ainm ceantair 1563c ‘Keildovnan’ ar léarscail Cotton don cheantar seo; cf. 1549 ‘a wood one and a half mile long and one mile broad in Kildownan’ sa chur síos ar theorainneacha Shliabh Mairge < Coill an Dúnáin “the wood of An Dúnán (logainm [#28839])”.

    Ní léir cé acu an Ó CeallaighÓ Caollaí an sloinne Gaelach atá le sonrú in 1588 ‘Charles or Cahill [< Cathal] O’Kelly’ — cf. bf Baile Uí Cheallaigh (#28209).

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