townland
Gort na Grogarnaí
genitive: Ghort na Grogarnaí
non-validated name
(Irish)
Gortnagrogerny
(English)

Glossary

gort, gart
English field

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the field of the —
    Ní léir brí an dara heilimint

  • English

    the field of the —
    The meaning of the second element is unclear

Centrepoint

54.3206, -8.34461 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌgortnəˈgrɛgəriː
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Gort-na-Grágarnaighe = Field of the cackling or creaking. Grágarnach is a derivative from grág, which means any snarling or raucous cry or call – the cawing of a crow, the call of the bittern, the cackling of a hen. "
Nóta
1817
Cornagrogernan
Larkin
1835?
Cornagrogerny
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 25 (59:16/2)
1836
Gortnagrogerny
BS:AL
1836
Gortnagrogerny
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Gort na Gragarnaigh
'Cor' nóta le pl
pl:AL
1836
Gort na Gragarnaigh
'field of the cackling'
OD:AL
1836
Gortnagrogerny
OD:AL

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