townland
Lios na Gé
genitive: Lios na Gé
(Irish)
Lisnagea
(English)

Glossary

English ring-fort, enclosure

Centrepoint

53.9577, -7.97959 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Lios-na-Geidh (nó Lios-na-nGé) = Fort of the goose. A resort for geese – one standing for a number, if the singular form be used. This townland has two small forts."
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Rath. ‘Lisnagea.’ On top of a prominent drumlin (112). Rath. On the S-facing slope of a drumlin (112). "
Nóta
1622
Lisnegeagh
CPR Leathanach: 514b
1631
Lisegeighe
Inq. Leathanach: 174
1659
Lisnagea
Cen. Leathanach: 559
1715
Lisnegea
CGn. Leathanach: 16.171.7203
1835
Lisnagay’s
TAB (60:16/10) innéacs Nóta: (60:16/10) innéacs
1835
Lisnagay
TAB Leathanach: 55, 175, Nóta: (60:16/10)
1836
Lisnagea
BS:AL
1836
Lisnagea
Rowley Map:AL
1836
Lis-na-gae
'the geese' fort'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Lisnagee
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Lisnagee
S&V:AL
1836
Lios na ngé
pl:AL
1836
Lios na ngéadh
'fort of the geese'
OD:AL
1836
Lisnagea
OD (corr.):AL
1836
[Lisnagea]
"…two small forts."
Desc. Rem.:AL
2004
Lios na nGé
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