townland
An Currach
genitive: an Churraigh
(Irish)
Curragh
(English)

Glossary

English marsh

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the wet land?

    Ní talamh riascach é seo. Tá iarsmaí de loch sa deisceart, áfach (féach ‘Lac[ustrine]’, www.epa.ie).

Centrepoint

52.8791, -7.4945 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1601
Curragh
Wm. O Phylan
F Leathanach: 6551
1659
Curraghnenan
'Courte, Curraghnenan, Bordwell'
Cen. Leathanach: 492
1660c
Curraghnenane
BSD (La) Leathanach: 133
1838
Curragh
BS:AL Leathanach: LA011,9
1838
Curraghreagh
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: LA011,9
1838
Curraghreagh
HCSV:AL Leathanach: LA011,9
1838
Curragh
Heaney, Rev.:AL Leathanach: LA011,9
1838
Curragh
Agent (Price):AL Leathanach: LA011,9
1838
Curragh
Stubber, R. H.:AL Leathanach: LA011,9
1838
Curraghe
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: LA011,9
1838
Curragh
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: LA011,9
1838
riach
pl:AL Leathanach: LA011,9
1838
Currach riach, 'grey moor'
OD:AL Leathanach: LA011,9
1838
Corragh
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: LA011,9
1838
Curragh
"reagh" [scriosta]
dúch:AL Leathanach: LA011,9
2004
ˈkorək
Áit.

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