townland
Port Rí
genitive: Phort Rí
(Irish)
Portree
(English)

Glossary

English port, bank, fort

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    bank of the Rí
    (An) — ainm abhann

    Ainm abhann comónta is ea An Rí (CD/; /Dn), Abhainn Rí (CC, CM, /CC).

    Is í abh Abhainn Ó gCeallaigh/Stradbally River is teora thuaidh don bhaile fearainn seo.

    Ainmneacha stairiúla:

    1. Tagraíonn 1549 ‘Bunry’ < Bun Rí “mouth of the Rí” don áit a mbuaileann an sruthán Blackford Stream SO leis an mBearú in oirdheisceart an bhaile fearainn. Tugtar 1654 ‘the river Bunry’ ar an abhainn féin sa chur síos ar theorainn na barúntachta seo ach cf. 1555c ‘Ravege’, 1654 ‘Ryebegg’ < (An) Rí Bheag “the little Rí”.

Centrepoint

53.0401, -7.06173latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1549
Benry
Féach Bunry, Ryebegg (1654)
Carrigan MS Imleabhar: 46, Leathanach: 53
1561
Glasshorte?, the brook of
'.... to the Blake ford' .i. cuid de Blackford Stream SO
F Leathanach: 6786
1561
Ravege, a brook called
Féach Ryebegg (1654)
F Leathanach: 6786
1654
Ryebegg, brooke called
cuid de Blackford Stream SO
CS VIII Leathanach: 83
1654
the river Bunry
'river of Barrow ...'
CS X Leathanach: 20
1730
Portrie
CGn. Imleabhar: 63.459.44395
1837
Portree
BS:AL Imleabhar: LA021, Leathanach: 17
1837
Portrea
McGrath, Rev. :AL Imleabhar: La021, Leathanach (AL): 17
1837
'fort or bank of the king'
OD:AL Imleabhar: La021, Leathanach (AL): 17
1837
The Blackford stream runs along the Southern (sic), Derrybrock the northern border, they both fall into the Barrow
Desc. Rem.:AL Imleabhar: La021, Leathanach: 17
1837
port rígh
OC:AL Imleabhar: La021, Leathanach (AL): 17
1837
Portree
BS:AL Imleabhar: La021, Leathanach: 17
1837
Portree
OC:AL Imleabhar: La021, Leathanach (AL): 17
2004
Áit.

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