townland
Gort an Iúir
genitive: Ghort an Iúir
(Irish)
Gortinure
(English)

Glossary

gort, gart
English field
English yew-tree

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Explanatory note

  • English

    the field of the yew-tree

Centrepoint

53.9121, -7.80709latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌgortiˈnjuːr
Nóta
Nóta
FM, Do Gan chártaí
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Gort-an-Iubhair = Field of the yew tree."
Nóta
1622
Gorture
CPR Leathanach: 514b
1631
Gorturee
Inq. Leathanach: 176
c1660
Gortinure
BSD Leathanach: 33
1836
Gort an ur
'the field of the grave'
dúch:AL
1836
Gortnanuir
the starved [?]
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Gort an iubhair
'yew field'
OD:AL
1836
Gortanure
S&V:AL
1836
Gortanure
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Gortenure
Walsh:AL
1836
Gortinure
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Gortinure
OD:AL

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