townland
An Chora Dhubh
genitive: na Corann Duibhe
validated name
(Irish)
Curraduff
(English)

Glossary

cora, coraidh, corann
English weir, stone-fence, ford
dubh, dú-, duí-
English black

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the black weir
    Tá 'Weir' agus 'Waterfall' léirithe ar an léarscáil 25″ (www.osi.ie) tamaillín lastuaidh de Dhroichead na Corann Duibhe. Cf. na mionainmneacha An tSeana-chorainn, Poll na Seana-chorann, agus Coill/Droichead na Corann Duibhe ag an Seabhac in Triocha-Céad Chorca Dhuibhne, 296.

  • English

    the black weir
    The 25″ map (www.osi.ie) shows a 'Weir' and a 'Waterfall' just north of Curraduff Bridge. Cf. the minor local names An tSeana-chorainn, Poll na Seana-chorann, and Coill/Droichead na Corann Duibhe given by An Seabhac in Triocha-Céad Chorca Dhuibhne, 296.

Centrepoint

52.2197, -9.89834 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1601
Curragduffe
Knockglasse, Dilis, Balliwalter, Curraghduffe
F Leathanach: 6498
1619
Carry Duffe
Kiltenbane et Ballygarrett, Cahirgaruffe, Glandine, Carry Duffe, Behins, Cuille
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 170
1633
Curriduffe
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 277
1655
East Carreuduff
DS
1656
East Carryduffe
Dunne Papers Leathanach: 131
1660 c.
East Carruduffe
BSD Leathanach: 98
1666
Caraduffe
ASE Leathanach: 46, 4
1666
Curraduffe
ASE Leathanach: 46, 4
1685
Caruduffe
Hib. Del.
1841
Curraduffe
Thompson, D. P.:AL Leathanach: Ci080,11
1841
Curraduff
Inhabs.:AL Leathanach: Ci080,11
1841
Curraduff
O'Sullivan, Rev. G.:AL Leathanach: Ci080,11
1841
Curraduffe
TAB:AL Leathanach: Ci080,11
1841
Curraduffe
Dey, Rev. E.:AL Leathanach: Ci080,11
1841
East Carcuduffe
Vallancey Map:AL Leathanach: Ci080,11
1841
Curraduffe or Carraduffe
Acts of Settlement:AL (Ci) Leathanach: Ci080,11
1841
Carryduffe
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Ci080,11
1841
Currach dubh, 'black moor'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci080,11
1841
Curra dubh
pl:AL Leathanach: Ci080,11
1841
Curraduff
"Not 'Curragh'." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci080,11
1841
Curraghduff
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci080,11
1841
Curraduff
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci080,11
1841
Currigduff
Cess Coll.:AL Leathanach: Ci080,11
1939
An Chora Dhubh
TCCD Leathanach: 296
1947
korə ˈduv
An Seabhac
1967
ˌkorəˈduv
Áit. Cainteoir: mac do MÓS, Uimhir : T196a1
1967
ˌkorəˈduv
Áit. Cainteoir: MÓS, Uimhir : T196b1
1967
ˌkorəˈduv
Áit. Cainteoir: JF, Uimhir : T197b2
1971
ˌkorəˈduv
Áit. Cainteoir: TM, Uimhir : T308b5

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