townland
An Caisleán Nua
genitive: an Chaisleáin Nua
non-validated name
(Irish)
Newcastle
(English)

Glossary

English castle
English new

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the new castle
    Is é an leagan Gaeilge is sine san fhianaise a mhaireann (féach iontráil 1406)

  • English

    the new castle
    The Irish version is the earlier attested in the surviving historical evidence (see entry 1406)

Centrepoint

53.5588, -7.70934latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1406
In Caislean Núadh do gabhail...
MIA Leathanach: 182
1466
...asin Caslen Nua...
AConn. Leathanach: 534
1517-41
New Castell
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 274
1584
Newcastle
F Leathanach: 4302
1588
the Newcastell
F Leathanach: 5142
1603
Newcastle
CPR Leathanach: 36b
1612
Newcastle
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1628
Newcastle (Maur’ Fitz-Gerrald)
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 19 Car.1
1629
Newcastle [caisleán léirithe anseo]
Cotton Map
1641?
Newcastle (Thos. FitzGerald, esq.)
Dillon Papers Leathanach: 52
1655
Newcastle
DS
1659
Newcastle
Cen. Leathanach: 453
c.1660
New Castle
1682
Newcastle
Dowdall
c1700
a fayre house and castle near the said monastery which is called Newcastle
Robt. Downing, in JACAS I, uimh. 3 Leathanach: 23
1751
NewCastle...Newcastle Mills
CGn. Imleabhar: 148.299.99665
1794
Caisleán Nuadh na gcoillte donna
'The River Shannon': Ó Tuathail Leathanach: 214
1813
Newcastle
Edgeworth
1836
Newcastle
BS:AL
1836
Newcastle
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1836
Newcastle
Moffett, Rev. J.:AL
1836
Newcastle
Robinson, F.:AL
1836
Newcastle
DS:AL
1836
Newcastle
Inq. J I:AL
1980
An Caisleán Nua
Cártaí Móra
2008
ˈnuːkasil
Áit.

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