townland
Goirtín an Churraigh
genitive: Ghoirtín an Churraigh
(Irish)
Gorteenachurry
(English)

Glossary

English marsh
English little field

Centrepoint

54.3892, -8.19887 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Goirtín-a’-Churraigh = Little field of the marsh or moor. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Cairn. At the N edge of a high plateau overlooking the Glenaniff valley to N and buried in c.1m of peat (16). "
Nóta
1667
Gortenturry
ASE Leathanach: 142:11
1718
Gurtenturry
CGn. Leathanach: 21.549.12465
1727
Gortnacurry
CGn. Leathanach: 53.78.34521
1730
Gortenacurry
CGn. Imleabhar: 62.348.43147
1817
Gurteenahuny
Larkin
1835?
Gortmackerry
TAB Leathanach: 1 (59:16/1ii)
1835?
Gortnacherrig
TAB Leathanach: 60 (59:16/1ii)
1835?
Gortnacherry
TAB Leathanach: 104 (59:16/1ii)
1836
Gurteenachurragh
Plan:AL
1836
Gurleenaghurry
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Gurteenachurragh,
'the starved sward, or curragh'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Gurteeahurry
CM:AL
1836
Goirtín: a churraigh
pl:AL
1836
Goirtín: a churraigh,
'little field of the moor'
OD:AL
1836
Gorteenachurry
OD:AL

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