townland
Corr an Aoire
genitive: Chorr an Aoire
non-validated name
(Irish)
Corraneary
(English)

Glossary

English round hill, pointed hill, hollow; pointed, conspicuous, odd

Explanatory note

  • English

    the round hill of the shepherd

Centrepoint

53.9628, -7.7372latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Cf: Ca; Corr an Aoire/Corrinary (Mu); Mín an Aoire (DG); Béal Átha an Oidhre (TÁ).
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Megalithic structure (tradition). In pasture in a low-lying position. Local information on a feature known as the ‘Giant’s Grave’ and described as a megalithic structure which was removed during land reclamation in the 1980s. It is not visible at ground level (5). Enclosure. In a low-lying position between drumlins and directly beside a stream (143). "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Corr-an-aodhaire = Hill of the shepherd "
Nóta
1631
Cornarry
Inq.(Li) Leathanach: 167
1631
Cornary
Inq.(Li) Leathanach: 167
1659
Caneaneary
(William Bray Esq.)
Cen. Leathanach: 563
1660c
Cornary
BSD (Li) Leathanach: 14
<s>1667<s>
<s>?Corverenagh alias Corneheney<s>
ASE Leathanach: 167:14:00
1736
Cornary
CGn. Leathanach: 86.216.60068
1800
Coraenary
(Reynolds/Lee)
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1966 Leathanach: 150
1817
Coranary
Larkin (Li)
1836
Coranary
BS:AL
1836
Coranary
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Coronary
S&V:AL
1836
Corranary
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Coranary
CM:AL
1836
Corr Hanrey
'Henrey's crane'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Cor an naire
'district of shame'
dúch:AL
1836
Coraneroy
Walsh:AL
1836
Cor an Aodhaire, ['áry' os cionn an tríú focal]
'round hill of the shepherd'
OD:AL
1836
Corraneary
"Frequently in Cavan." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL
1836
[Corraneary]
"It contains a miserable collection of huts and mud houses."
Desc. Rem.:AL
1979
Corr an Aoire
NÓM

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