townland
Gort an Choirce
genitive: Ghort an Choirce
(Irish)
Gortahork
(English)

Glossary

gort, gart
English field

Centrepoint

54.2196, -8.18048 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Gort-a’-Choirce = Field of the oats. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Rath. On the summit of a drumlin (92). Sweathouse (site). At the top of a W-facing slope and adjacent to the site of a farmhouse (221). "
Nóta
1668
Gortechorke
ASE Leathanach: 161:34
1685
?Gortneherker
Hib. Del.
1738
?Gortakure
CGn. Imleabhar: 90.282.64314
1817
Gurtahurk
Larkin
1835
Gortahurka
TAB Leathanach: 34, 62 (60:16/7)
1836
Gurtahurka
BS:AL
1836
Gurtahurk
Larkin (Li)
1836
Gortachorker
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Gort a choirce
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Gurtachirka
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Gort a choirce
pl:AL
1836
Gort a choirce
'field of the oats'
OD:AL
1836
Gortahork
"Compare indexes." [dúch]
OD:AL

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