townland
Lios na Craoibhe
genitive: Lios na Craoibhe
non-validated name
(Irish)
Lisnacreevy
(English)

Glossary

English ring-fort, enclosure

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ring-fort of the tree
    Tá roinnt fobhríonna le craobh

  • English

    the ring-fort of the tree
    The word craobh (usually 'branch, tree’) has a number of secondary meanings

Centrepoint

53.5988, -7.69538latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1654-66
Lisnecreevie
CS X Leathanach: 49
1655
Lisnecreby
DS
1660
Lissnecreevy
BSD Leathanach: 141
1685
Lisinervy
Hib. Del.
1813
Lisnacreeve
Edgeworth
1836
Lisnacreeve
BS:AL Imleabhar: C110, Leathanach: 18
1836
Lisnacreeve
TN Lennon TP:AL
1836
Lisnacreeve
Edgeworth Map:AL
1836
Lisnacreeva
J. Robson Esq. :AL
1836
Lisnacreve
Mr Mc.Cutchen Co. Cess Collector:AL
1836
Lisnecreevy
DS:AL
1836
Lios na craoibhe,'fort of the branching tree'
OD:AL
1836
It has one fort.
Desc. Rem.:AL
1908
lios na craobhe 'branchy fort'
MacGivney Leathanach: 170
2008
lisnəˈkriːvə
Áit.

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