townland
Coill Ghort an Fhraoigh
genitive: Choill Ghort an Fhraoigh
(Irish)
Kilgortaree
(English)

Glossary

coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood
gort, gart
English field

Centrepoint

51.8862, -9.51213latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1613
Kwyllgort-Irry
CPR Leathanach: 242b
1637
Kilgortry
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: I,320
c1654
Kilgortarie
CS
Analecta Hib. Imleabhar: 24, Leathanach: 228
1655
Kilgorta
DS
1659
Kilgortanny
Cen. Leathanach: 257
1660
Killgorta
BSD Leathanach: 6
1660
Kilgorta
BSD Leathanach: 10
1678
Killgorta alias Killgarkary or Killgortary
ASE Leathanach: 108. 30
1685
Killgorta
Hib. Del.
1789
Killgortaree
CGn. Leathanach: 209.268145, Imleabhar: 409
1825
Alohart part Gortaree
?
TAB Leathanach: 12/84,1
1841
Gurtaree
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci052,45
1841
Gurtaree
Larkin (Ci):AL Leathanach: Ci052,45
1841
Gurtartaree
TAB:AL Leathanach: Ci052,45
1841
Killgortary alias Killgorta
Acts of Settlement:AL (Ci) Leathanach: Ci052,45
1841
Kilgorta
Vallancey Map:AL Leathanach: Ci052,45
1841
Goill gort a' rígh, 'wood of the fields of the king'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci052,45
1841
Coill gurt a rígh
pl:AL Leathanach: Ci052,45
1841
Kilgortaree
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci052,45
1841
Kilgortaree
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci052,45
1955
Coill Ghort a' Rí
"ar bhruach theas na Ruachtaighe. Glaise na Muc sa trn thiar. A lóthart (< Longphort) [=Alohart SO, an chead eag.; TAB] ag an gcúinne thiar theas. Bhí seandroichead na Ruachtaighe sa bhf so (Roghty bridg - V. Map)" "There stands on Killgorta the town called Roughty Bridge. Is léir go bhfuil easnamh ar an dá fhurim seo den ainm [Kil Gorta (V. Map); Killgorta (BSD)"
An Seabhac:Cártaí Móra Leathanach: Ke/5
2017
ˌkilˌgorˈtriː
Áit. Cainteoir: 001, Uimhir : 170721

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