townland
Curracha Sileáin
genitive: Churracha Sileáin
(Irish)
Curraghashillaun
(English)

Glossary

English marsh

Explanatory note

  • English

    moors of (the) water-trickle

Centrepoint

54.0433, -7.77281 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Curracha-sileán = Moors or marshes of the rivulets or streams. "
Nóta
"Arch.Inventory: Crannóg (possible). Connected to the NW edge of Ardmeenan Lough by a silt isthmus (44). "
Nóta
1621
*Corcosillan
CPR Leathanach: 525a
1659
Gorochshally
Cen. Leathanach: 562
1660c
Corroghosheallane
BSD Leathanach: 17
1716
Corcossillan
CGn. Leathanach: 16.440.7916
1817
Curraghasillan
Larkin (Li)
1836
Curraghashielane
BS:AL
1836
Curraghashillane
Stacke, Capt.:AL
1836
Curraghashillann
Larkin (Li)
1836
Curacha sileáin
'moors of the channels, or streams'
OD:AL
1836
Curraghashillaun
OD:AL

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