townland
An Ráth Mhór
genitive: na Rátha Móire
non-validated name
(Irish)
Greatrath
(English)

Glossary

English great, big
ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Centrepoint

53.0614, -6.84826 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1836
Greatrath
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,54
1836
Kilrush
Cleary:AL Leathanach: 1,54
1836
Kilrush
Cleary:AL Leathanach: 1,54
1836
Greatrath
Surveyor (Conlan):AL (CD) Leathanach: 1,54
1836
Rathmore; Muchrath
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: 1,54
1836
Rathmore; Rathmuch
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: 1,54
1836
Rath mór, 'i.e. much rath, i.e. great rath, or fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,54
1836
Greatrath
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,54
1836
[Greatrath]
"…in the S. E. there is a large rath nearly defaced called the rath of Kilrush…"
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: 1,54
2009-2010
greːtˈrat̪
Áit.

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