townland
Srath Luacháin
genitive: Shrath Luacháin
(Irish)
Sraloaghan
(English)

Glossary

srath, sraith
English holm, river-meadow, valley-bottom

Centrepoint

54.0911, -7.74465latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
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"Pinkman: Srath-luacháin = Loaghan’s river holm. The Cenel Luacháin, a branch of the Conmaicne Magh Rein, inhabited this part of the present Co. Leitrim. They were descended from Luachan, son of Onchu. (Hogan, Onomasticon, page 221; Book of Fenagh, page 389). "
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"Arch.Inventory: Rath. On a gentle N-facing slope (123). Rath. On the N-facing slope of a hill (123). Enclosure: In mixed woodland towards the bottom of a gently N-facing slop c.200m S of the Blackwater River (160). "
Nóta
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Cf. Topographical Poems. “ar Chinél laochdha Luacháin.”(lch 24)
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"L.Gen.: Luachán (ainm pearsanta) Do Chonmhaicne Fhindir annso: Tri mec la hOnchain .i. Luachan, Filleadh, agus Neidhe. "
Nóta
1622
Shralawaghane
CPR Leathanach: 540a
1659
Shiraloghen
Cen. Leathanach: 562
1660c
Srahloghane
BSD Leathanach: 16
1715
Shrawlawaghnane part of Shradrinane
CGn. Leathanach: 23.480.14128
1728
Shrawlawaghane
CGn. Leathanach: 57.515.39518
1834?
Stralohan (Jones)
TAB Leathanach: (60:16/9) 43, 45
1836
Straloghan
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Straloghan
BS:AL
1836
Straloghan
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Sraloghan
HCSR:AL 
1836
loaghan
pl:AL
1836
Srath Luachain,
Loaghan's strath'
OD:AL
1836
Sraloaghan
"Generally made 'stra' in Ulster." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL
1836
Sraloaghan
"…three Danish forts…"
Desc. Rem.:AL

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