barony
Ráth an Dúin
genitive: Ráth an Dúin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Rathdown
(English)

Glossary

dún, dúnaibh
English fort
ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Hierarchy

county

Centrepoint

53.1732, -6.15003latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1482c
deins la Baronie de Rathdoñ
Stat. Rolls
1533
in tota baronia de Rathdowne ... de Radowne
Rep. Vir.
1654
The (Half) Barony of Radowne
CS X
1670
Rathdowne
ASE
1685c
Rathdowne
Hib. Del.
1700c
Rathdown
de Witt

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