townland
Coill na gCarn Uachtarach
genitive: Choill na gCarn Uachtarach
(Irish)
Kilnagarns Upper
(English)

Glossary

English cairn, pile of rocks
coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood

Centrepoint

54.1822, -8.08707 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Cf. Drumgarn, Sragarn p, b: Mohill Drumgarn/Droim gCarn (Mu) Gortgarn (Do) Tullynagarn (FM) Killygarn (Ao) "
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n/a
"Pinkman: Coill-na-gCarn = Wood of the cairns or monuments. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Sweathouse (site). On the W bank of a N-S stream, in a curve of the stream and just NE of a lane going to an abandoned house c. 100m to W (223) "
Nóta
1659
Killnagarne
Cen. Leathanach: 567
1660c
Killnegarne
BSD Leathanach: 66
1685
Killnagana
Hib. Del.
1731
Killnegrane
CGn. Leathanach: 67.455.46765
1836
Killnagarns Upper
BS:AL
1836
Killygarn Upper
Larkin (Li)
1836
Kilnagardans Upper
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Coill na g-carna
pl:AL
1836
Coill na g-carna
'wood of the carns, giants' graves'
OD:AL
1836
Kilnagarns Upper
OD:AL

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