Cúil Ruáin
genitive: Chúil Ruáin
(Irish)
Coolrain
(English)

Glossary

English corner, nook

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the corner, nook of Ruán;
    corner, nook of (the) red ground

    Ruán — ainm pearsanta?

    Tá bríonna éagsúla leis an ainmfhocal ruán a d’fhéadfadh a bheith i gceist freisin. Socraíodh foirm Ghaeilge an logainm seo in Ainmneacha Gaeilge na mBailte Poist (1969).

Centrepoint

52.9775, -7.57735latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1624
Coolrohan
CPR Leathanach: 586
1624
Coolrohan & Cappamartin, Annaghmore
CPR Leathanach: 586
1636
Cooleogan
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 20 C I
1655
Coolyroan
DS
1655
Cooleroan
DS Par. (Reeves)
1659
Cooleroan
Cen. Leathanach: 496
1660c
Collroan
BSD (La) Leathanach: 148
1667
Cooleroan
ASE Leathanach: 130
1685
Collroan
Hib. Del.
1728
Cooleowran
CGn. Imleabhar: 56, Leathanach: 500, Leathanach: 38917
1732
Coolroane
CGn. Imleabhar: 71, Leathanach: 61, Uimhir: 48770
1743
Colerain
CGn. Imleabhar: 110, Leathanach: 224, Leathanach: 76748
1766
Coleraine
CGn. Imleabhar: 249, Leathanach: 218, Uimhir: 160367
1768
Coolroane otherwise Cooleraine
CGn. Imleabhar: 260, Imleabhar: 425, Uimhir: 173832
1770
Coolrain, Coolerain
CGn. Imleabhar: 301, Leathanach: 514, Alt: 202380
1771
Coolrain
lands ... known by name of Bowesland
CGn. Imleabhar: 285, Leathanach: 202, Uimhir: 186879
1793
Coolraine
CGn. Imleabhar: 465, Imleabhar: 229, Uimhir: 297155
1793
Coolroane
CGn. Imleabhar: 466, Leathanach: 494, Uimhir: 298716
1838
Cooleatrine
Inq. C II:AL Leathanach: La045,44
1838
Collroan
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: La045,44
1838
Cooleroan
DS Map:AL Leathanach: La045,44
1838
Cuil rathain, 'corner or angle of the ferns'
OD:AL Leathanach: La045,44
1838
Coleraine
"Coolrain" [dúch dearg]
OD:AL Leathanach: La045,44
1838
Coleraine
BS:AL Leathanach: La045,44
1838
Coolrean
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: La045,44
1838
Coleraine
Hamilton, W. :AL Leathanach: La045,44
1838
Coolrean
Despard:AL Leathanach: La045,44
1969
Coolrain – Cúil Ruáin
Bailte Poist Leathanach: 44

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