townland
Cluain Mór
genitive: Chluana Mór
non-validated name
(Irish)
Cloon More
(English)

Glossary

cluain, cluaine
English meadow, pasture
English great, big

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    big pasture
    Is minic an bhrí 'féarach fliuch' le cluain

  • English

    big pasture
    The word cluain often refers to wet pasture

Centrepoint

52.2669, -9.68926 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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An Seabhac: An Cluain Bheag/Mhór -- Ní chleachtatar tsl. tabh ná gein anois ach “Cliún Beg”. Buailte isteach le trn. bf. agus bhaile mhór Thráighlí idir Bhearraic na saighdiúirí agus faithche an chaisleáin. Abha beag An Lí – ór ainmnigheadh Tráighlí sa trn theas aige. Tá urmhór an bhf. so fé bhaile Thráighlí anois. Garraidh Rút ann, agus sean-phríosúin Thráighlí (Rút – an sloinneadh ‘Rothe’ adeirtear).
Nóta
1714
Clonmore
CGn. Leathanach: 13.352.5932
1726
Cloonmore
CGn. Leathanach: 508.31677, Imleabhar: 47
1741
Cluenmore
CGn. Leathanach: 42.72653, Imleabhar: 106
1823-4
Clounmore
TAB
1841
Cloonmore
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci130,18
1841
Cloonmore
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci130,18
1841
Cloonmore
Larkin (Ci):AL Leathanach: Ci130,18
1841
Cloonmore
Denny, W.:AL Leathanach: Ci130,18
1841
Cloonmore
Inhabs.:AL Leathanach: Ci130,18
1841
Cluain mór, 'big meadow, lawn or bog island'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci130,18
1841
Cloonmore
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci130,18

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