townland
An Chruach Bheag
genitive: na Cruaiche Bige
validated name
(Irish)
Croaghbeg
(English)

Glossary

beag, big
English small
cruach, cruachán
English stack, peak

Centrepoint

54.6244, -8.55438 latitude, longitude
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Properties

G Gaeltacht

Archival records

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Historical references

1641
Croaghbegg
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 30 CI
1641
Cruagh
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 30 CI
1654
Croe, (ye mountaine of)
CS III Leathanach: 75
1749
Croagh begg
1
Murray Leathanach: 28, 30
1813
Croaghbeg
3
Murray Leathanach: 24
1835
Croaghbeg
BS:AL
1835
Cruach Bheag 'little round hill'
OD:AL

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