townland
Cnocán na gCat
genitive: Chnocán na gCat
(Irish)
Knockannagad
(English)

Glossary

English hillock

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the hillock of the cats

    Is cosúil go ndearna -d den -t leathan deiridh faoi lár an 18ú haois (cf. bf Móin Fad (#28713)). Tá bailte fearainn den ainm Cnocán na gCat in Ga agus ME; cf. bf Carraig na gCat (x2) (Sl).

Centrepoint

53.0252, -7.58395 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1616
Knockanegatt
CPR Leathanach: 356
1621
Knockanegatt
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 19 J I
1655
Knockanagott
DS
1655
Knockanenegatt
DS Par. (Reeves)
1660c
Knockanagatt
BSD (La) Leathanach: 149
1667
Knockanagett
ASE Leathanach: 88
1736
Knocknegad
CGn. Imleabhar: 85, Leathanach: 95, Uimhir: 59194
1740
Knockanagadd
CGn. Imleabhar: 102, Leathanach: 243, Uimhir: 70603
1838
Cnocán na ngad, 'hillock of the gads or withes'
"It is more probably 'Knockaun-na-gcat'." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: La047,13
1838
Knockannagad
"Knockannagat" [dúch]
OD:AL Leathanach: La047,13
1838
Cnockanenegatt
DS Map:AL Leathanach: La047,13
1838
Knockinagate
Despard:AL Leathanach: La047,13
1838
Knockanagatt
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: La047,13
1838
Knockanagad
BS:AL Leathanach: La047,13
1838
Knocknagate
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: La047,13
1838
Knocknagad
Hamilton, W. :AL Leathanach: La047,13
1838
Knockanagad
Vire:AL Leathanach: La047,13
1838
Knockanegatt
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: La047,13
2004
nɑknəˈgad
Áit.

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