townland
Cúil Chora
genitive: Chúil Chora
(Irish)
Coolcor
(English)

Glossary

cora, coraidh, corann
English weir, stone-fence, ford
English corner, nook

Centrepoint

53.7874, -7.56346 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

800 /830c
i Cúil Chorra?
Mart. Tall. Leathanach: 9
1100c
Brigit i Cúil Chorra?
CGSH Alt: 670.64
1574
Culcorre (Teige oge O Ferall)
F Leathanach: 2381
1583
Coulcore (Brian mac Donell O Ferrall)
F Leathanach: 4153
1583
Coulcorre (Coghegry M’Moreertagh)
F Leathanach: 4153
1588
Kolcore (Shane O Moroghe)
F Leathanach: 5142
1602
Cullcorra (Fergus O F., Teige M’Gillechrist)
F Leathanach: 6699
1602
Cullcarra (Donell m’Wm. O Ferrall)
F Leathanach: 6699
1604
Coulcor
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 1 Jac.1
1612
Coulcor & Shancton
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1620
Coolecorre
CPR Leathanach: 538a
1629
Coolecor
pictiúr de thigh láidir taobh leis
Cotton Map
1654-56
Coolcorre
CS X Leathanach: 45
1655
Coolecord
DS
c.1660
Coolcor
BSD Leathanach: 159
1671
Coolecorr
ASE Leathanach: 108
1735
Culcore
CGn. Leathanach: 78.294.55786
1813
Coolcor
Edgeworth
1836
Coolcor
BS:AL
1836
Coulcor
Inq. J I:AL
1836
Cul cor, “smooth back of a hill”
OD:AL
1836
...Castle ruins called “the Bawn of Coolcor” and two old forts
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Coolcor
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1908
Cúl Cor, “round back”
MacGivney Leathanach: 79
2007
kuːlˈkor
Áit.

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