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Cluain Caoin
genitive: Chluain Caoin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Clonkeen
(English)
Glossary
cluain
(also: cluaine)
meadow, pasture
caoin pleasant, fair
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    pleasant pasture

    Luaitear naomh darb ainm Fiontan leis an seanláthair eaglasta seo chomh maith le bf Cluain Eidhneach (#28686) sna seanfhéilirí. Cf. ‘Fiontan’s namesake, and likely double, Fiontan of Clonkeen (Cluain Caoin)’ in Dictionary of Irish Saints 340. Luaitear naomh darb ainm ColmánColam Cúile leis an áit chéanna.

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S 43368 95787

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