townland
Gort na Sceach
genitive: Ghort na Sceach
(Irish)
Gortnaskeagh
(English)

Glossary

gort, gart
English field
sceach, sceich
English hawthorn, thorn-bush

Centrepoint

51.8579, -9.41888 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1703
Gortneskeagh
Forf. Est. Leathanach: 377, Alt: 19
1825
Gortnaskeagh
TAB Leathanach: 12/85,21
1830
Gortnaskeigh
CGn. Leathanach: 463.575963, Imleabhar: 864
1841
Gurtnaskeagh
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci077,30
1841
Gurtnaskeigh
Rev. O'Connor:AL Leathanach: Ci077,30
1841
Gortnaskeagh
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci077,30
1841
Gortnaskeagh
Larkin (Ci):AL Leathanach: Ci077,30
1841
Gortenkaghy
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ci077,30
1841
Gort na sgiach, 'field of the briars'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci077,30
1841
sgiach
pl:AL Leathanach: Ci077,30
1841
Gortnaskeagh
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci077,30
1955
Gort na Sceach
gort nə ʃk′ɑx
sceach = tor, nó draighean?
An Seabhac:Cártaí Móra Leathanach: Ke/5
2006
Gort na Sceach
the field of the thorn-bushes
PÓC

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