townland
Cúil na nGabhar
genitive: Chúil na nGabhar
(Irish)
Coolnagour
(English)

Glossary

English corner, nook
English goat

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the corner, nook of the goats
    atuiscint < CorrCuar na nGabhar “the round hill/curve of the goats”?

    Talamh ard i ladhar idir dhá abhainn.

    Ainmneacha stairiúla:
    Tá trí logainm éagsúla le sonrú ar an bhfianaise stairiúil, mar atá:

    1. CorrCuar na nGabhar “the round hill/curve of the goats” (1601, 1624, 1636, srl.)
    2. Cúil Eadargúla “corner, nook of (the) land between a (river-)fork” (1624, 1636, srl.)
    3. Inse Cnoic “river meadow of (the) hill” (1624, 1636, srl.)

    Rinneadh an CorrCuar na nGabhar seo a atuiscint mar Cúil na nGabhar de bharr díshamhlaithe -r(-n)-r > -l(-n)-r, nó b’fhéidir faoi thionchar chéadeilimint an tsean-logainm eile Cúil Eadargúla.

Centrepoint

52.9771, -7.55486 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1601
Cornegowre
Shane M'Kemyne
F Leathanach: 6551
1624
Inchenock
CPR Leathanach: 486
1624
Cooleaddergoole
CPR Leathanach: 586
1624
Cornegower
CPR Leathanach: 586
1636
Cooledargouly
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 20 C I
1636
Cornegoure
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 20 C I
1636
Inchynock
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 20 C I
1655
Cloneegowre
DS
1655
Coolnegour
DS Par. (Reeves)
1655
Curnagower Inchinorke & Culederquill
DS (Terr.)
1659
Curnegewer and ye membs
Cen. Leathanach: 496
1660c
Curnagower, Inchynorke and Culderquill
BSD (La) Leathanach: 148
1685
Clonegour
Hib. Del.
1739
Coolnagower
CGn. Leathanach: 95.400.66956
1837
Coolnagour
Top. Dict. Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 447
1838
Cúl na ngabhar, 'back hill of the goats'
OD:AL Leathanach: La046,4
1838
Coolnagour
"Compare 'gour'. Made 'gore' in Ulster and 'gower' in Connaught." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: La046,4
1838
Cournegour
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: La046,4
1838
Coolnagour
Hamilton, W. :AL Leathanach: La046,4
1838
Cornegoure
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: La046,4
1838
Curnagower
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: La046,4
1838
Coolnegour
DS Map:AL Leathanach: La046,4
1838
Coolnagowr
BS:AL Leathanach: La046,4

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