townland
Srath na Circe
genitive: Shrath na Circe
validated name
(Irish)
Stranakirk
(English)

Glossary

srath, sraith
English holm, river-meadow, valley-bottom

Centrepoint

54.6938, -8.60523latitude, longitude
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Properties

GGaeltacht

Archival records

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Historical references

1532
Srath na Circe
BCC Leathanach: 130
1641
Sranakirky
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 30 CI
1755
Srankirka
2
Murray
1801
Straanakirk
McCrea DG
1813
Strankirk
3
Murray Leathanach: 30, 32
1835
Stranakirk
BS:AL
1835
Srath na Circe 'Carks strath or holm' "St. Columbkilles servant Ceark was buried here - and his grave lies here. Poor Cearc fell here by a demon's dart - poor fellow I grieve for his fate"
OD:AL

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