Raithean
genitive: Raithin
validated name
(Irish)
Rahan
(English)

Centrepoint

53.2903, -7.6307latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1400
Rachayn
CPL
1421
Rachayn
CPL
1466
Rathan
CPL
1604
Rahan
CPR Leathanach: 64
1608
Rahan
CPR Leathanach: 109
1615
Ma Rahan
Meath Endowments
1616
Rahan otherwise Ferakeall vic.
CPR Leathanach: 302
1617
Fercall
CPR Leathanach: 325
1619
Fercall als Rahan
CPR Leathanach: 435
1619
Rahan, Fercall als
CPR Leathanach: 435
1629
Raghan
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 10 C I
1634
Rahin
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 26 C I
1659
Rahan
Cen. Leathanach: 438
1660c
Rahan, Linury and, Parish
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 70
1660c
Raban, Linury, and, Parish
BSD (UF)
1677
Rahan
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 C II
1837
Rahan
BS:AL
1837
Raithin, ferny land
OD:AL
1838
Rahan & Linury Parish
DS:ALPB
1838
Rathain Mochuda 4 masters
OD:ALPB
1838
Rathain Ui Shuanaigh Mageoghegan
OD:ALPB
1969
Raithean g. Raithin
Bailte Poist

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