civil parish
Cluain Geise
genitive: Chluain Geise
(Irish)
Clongesh
(English)

Glossary

cluain, cluaine
English meadow, pasture

Centrepoint

53.7599, -7.83822latitude, longitude
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Historical references

800c
Ailither Clúana Gési
25 Aibreán
Mart. Tall. Leathanach: 36
1160c
Ailithir o Chill in Ailithir i nGarmna i n-iarthur Chonnacht 7 o Chluain Gési i mMaig Gési i mMaig Threga 7 brathair do Muadan ailither é o Chill Muadain
marginal notes
Mart. Tall. Leathanach: 112
1170c
Elithir Clúana Geissi
FGorm. Leathanach: 84
1412
Cluaingessi
'the perpetual vicarage of St. Hilary's (Ylarii)'
CPL Leathanach: VI 369
1540
Clongysse
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 285
1541
Clonkyshe
F Leathanach: 189
1542
Clongysse
F Leathanach: 326
1566
Clongysse
F Leathanach: 882
1576
Clongisse
F Leathanach: 2806
1585
Cloingisse
F Leathanach: 4786
1593
Clonglishe
F Leathanach: 5832
1597
Cloynegise
F Leathanach: 6131
1604
Clongisse
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 1 Jac I
1613
Clongisse
CPR Leathanach: 244b
1615
Clongishe
RVis. (Ard.) Leathanach: 29
1622
Clongisse
CPR Leathanach: 541a
1629
Clongish
eaglais léirithe
Cotton Map
1630
Elithir Cluana Geisi
FNÉ Leathanach: 110
1632
Clongisse
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 7 Car I
1655c
Clongish Parish, Clongish Church
DS
1837
Clongesh parish of -- dedicated to, or originally founded by Saint Eilither, who is now forgotten
LSO (Lo) Leathanach: 52/59

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