townland
An Ghréach Riabhach Bheag
genitive: na Gréiche Riabhaí Bige
(Irish)
Greaghrevagh Beg
(English)

Glossary

beag, big
English small
English streaked, grey
English rough pasture-land?

Centrepoint

54.0873, -7.88052 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Gréach-Riabhach = Grey mountain flat. This is on Slieve-an-Ierin, about a mile north west of Aughnasheelan Church. Greaghlass bounds it on the South. There is a holy well in this townland called St. Patrick’s Well. "
Nóta
1625
*Greaghrewagh
Inq. Leathanach: 158
1655
Greaghreagh pt
DS
1660c
Graghreagh
BSD Leathanach: 8
1660c
Greaghreagh
BSD Leathanach: 10
1660c
Criveoghteragh ??
BSD Leathanach: 8
1668
?Greaghrevagh alias Greaghleasca
[féach Greaghglass]
ASE Leathanach: 161:34
1668
Greaghreagh
ASE Leathanach: 161:34
1685
Greaghrea
Hib. Del.
1830c
Greaghrivagh Cannow
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/14) 21
1830c
Greaghrivagh Beg
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/14) 22
1830c
Greaghrevagh Cannon; Greaghrevagh Brown
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/14) innéacs
1836
Grearevagh
HCER 1820:AL
1836
Greach riabhach,
'grey mountain plain'
OD:AL
1836
Greaghrevaghbeg
BS:AL
1836
Greaghrevaghbeg
Stacke, Capt.:AL
1836
Greaghregh
HCSR:AL 
1836
Grearevagh
HCER 1820:AL
1836
Greaghreagh
DS:AL

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