townland
Cathair Ailí Thiar
genitive: Chathair Ailí Thiar
validated name
(Irish)
Caherelly West
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the stone fort of (the) rocky place
    Cathair Ailí an fhoirm oifigiúil ó 1969, ach de réir na fianaise stairiúla ba cheart foirm mar Cathair Eille, 'the fort of (the) Eille' (< Ellne -- An Leabhar Laighneach V, 37508; féach freisin Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society LXVI 143)

  • English

    the stone fort of (the) rocky place
    Cathair Ailí has been the official form since 1969, but according to the historical evidence it should be a form such as Cathair Eille, 'the fort of (the) Eille' (< Ellne -- Book of Leinster V, 37508; see also Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society LXVI 143)

Centrepoint

52.5421, -8.51087latitude, longitude
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