townland
Srath Chríocháin
genitive: Shrath Chríochain
(Irish)
Sracreeghan
(English)

Glossary

srath, sraith
English holm, river-meadow, valley-bottom

Centrepoint

54.33, -8.36615 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
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"Pinkman: Srath-Críocháin = Holm of the brake Críoch, and its diminutive críochán, may mean a furrow or a boundary, a territory, a copse or a grove (O’Reilly). "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Rath. Towards the bottom of a steep N-facing slope in Glencar valley (123). Rath. Towards the bottom of a N-facing slope in Glencar valley (123). "
Nóta
1622
Srakreghan
CPR Leathanach: 543a
1661
Sraghreachan
Inq. Leathanach: 188
1817
Straoleaghan
Larkin
1835?
Stracreag[h]an
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs (59:16/2)
1835?
Stracreaghan
TAB Leathanach: 63, 65, 67 (59:16/2)
1836
Shracreghan
BS:AL
1836
Shracreaghan
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Sraith criochan
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Scraghcreehan
DS:AL
1836
Srath chriochan:
pl:AL
1836
Srath chriadhachán
'holm of the brake'
OD:AL
1836
Sracreeghan
OD:AL

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