townland
Oireadh
genitive: Oiridh
(Irish)
Errew
(English)

Centrepoint

53.9567, -7.62861 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Cf: Errew, Li, p: Cloone, b: Mohill Errew, ME, p: Ballyhean, b: Carra Errew, ME, p: Tirawley p: Crossmolina Oireadh (1995) Erriybae, Mu: An tOireadh Bán Erry, UF: Oiridh "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: “Crannóg. Close to the W shore of the central part…of Gulladoo Lough…” (lch 46) “Graveyard. On the E-facing slope of a drumlin overlooking Lough Gulladoo…” (194) Stone row (possible) (22) "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Aireamh = Good arable land. Compare Hogan, Onomasticon, page 23, and note to the Four Masters, AD, 1452. “In Irish we have oireamh, áireamh, airech, airedh, oiredh, the anglicized forms vary also – Erry, Errew, Erriff, Errey. But all have one common meaning, namely, good arable land.” Joyce, Place-names, Vol. III, page 34 "
Nóta
<s>1622<s>
<s>Errewe alias Yerrewe (Mohill)<s>
CPR Leathanach: <s>539a/b<s>
1627
Erewe
Inq. Leathanach: 160
1655
Eirw
DS
1660c
Eirew
BSD Leathanach: 2
1667
Errue alias Errew
ASE Leathanach: 101:23
1710
Errue als Errew
CGn. Leathanach: 6.168.1693
1817
Irrew
Larkin (Li)
1821
Errew
Cen. 1821 (Carrigallen) Leathanach: 125
1830c
Erew
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/15) innéacs, 15,16
1836
Errew
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Eirambh
'goods'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Erroo
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Errew
S&V:AL
1836
..oi ruadh
'the red gift'
OD:AL
1836
Errew
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Irrew
CM:AL
1836
Errew
Walsh, H.:AL
1836
Aireamh
pl:AL
1836
Aireamh,
'arable land'
OD:AL
1836
Errew
"Vide indexes." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL

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