Cnoc na Góla
genitive: Chnoc na Góla
(Irish)
Colehill
(English)

Glossary

English hill

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the hill of the (punishment) pit
    Féach góla(e), 'punishment pit', in A Guide to Early Irish Law, 315

  • English

    the hill of the (punishment) pit
    See góla(e), 'punishment pit', in A Guide to Early Irish Law, 315

Centrepoint

53.5966, -7.67022latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1620
[‘Lisgilbert’ agus ‘Macereogh’ agus ‘2 Drombardoons’]
CPR Leathanach: 481a
1629
[roinnt mhaith bf. caillte anseo – Drombardan, Lisgilbert, Macereogh]
Cotton Map
1655
Knocknagoale
DS
c1660
Knocknagoale
BSD Leathanach: 117
1666
Knockangowly (Capt. Henry Sankey)
ASE Leathanach: 63
1685
K:nagole
Hib. Del.
1750
Colehill (Pakenham to Hall)
CGn. Imleabhar: 143.248.96805
1767
Colehill ford
Grand Jury, J.A.C.A.S., I, uimh. 5 Leathanach: 61
1778
Colehill
T&S Uimhir: 67
1813
Colehill
Edgeworth
1835
Colehill
BS:AL
1835
Colehill
Butler, H.:AL
1835
Colehill
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1835
Colehill
Robinson, J.:AL
1835
Colehill
Jessop:AL
1835
Colehill
Gosselen, Rev.:AL
1835
Collchoill, “hazel wood”
OD:AL
1835
This name occurs in several other counties. What have we generally made of it?
Nóta:AL
1908
Coll-Choill, “hazel wood”
MacGivney Leathanach: 78
1969
Cnoc na Góla
Bailte Poist
2008
koːlˈhil
Áit.

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