townland
An Ráth Mhór
genitive: na Rátha Móire
(Irish)
Rathmore
(English)

Glossary

English great, big
ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the big ring-fort

    Is cosúil gurb é an t-imfhálú Rathmore SO in bf An Baile Nua (#28229) laisteas a thug ainm don áit seo.

    Ainmneacha stairiúla:
    Anseo timpeall a bhí gleann darbh ainm 1549 ‘Glanmore’, 1549 ‘Galaminore’, 1606 ‘Glanmorie’ < An Gleann Mór (?) “the big glen”.

Centrepoint

53.0311, -7.15357 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1659
Rathmore
Cen. Leathanach: 504
1660c
Rathmore
BSD (La) Leathanach: 105
1838
Rathmore
HCSV:AL Leathanach: La062,15
1838
Rathmore
GJP:AL Leathanach: La062,15
1838
Rathmore
HCons PR:AL  Leathanach: La062,15
1838
Rathmore
CM:AL Leathanach: La062,15
1838
Rathmore
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: La062,15
1838
Rathmore
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: La062,15
1838
Rathmore
BS:AL Leathanach: La062,15
1838
Rath mór, 'great rath, or earthen fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: La062,15
1838
Rathmore
OC:AL Leathanach: La062,15
2004
rat̪ˈmoːr
Áit.

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