townland
Sméar
genitive: Sméire
(Irish)
Smear
(English)

Centrepoint

53.8749, -7.61565latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

Sméar
Cártaí Móra
Joyce, vol. II, 325 – “signifying a place producing blackberries”
Nóta
1610
Sineare or Smeare
CPR Leathanach: 162a
1611
Smeare
CPR Leathanach: 213a
1612
Smeare
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1619/20
Smere
CPR Leathanach: 450b
1629
Smeare
Cotton Map
1655
Smeare
DS
1659
Smeare and Cornedrung
Cen.
c.1660
Smeare
BSD Leathanach: 165
1813
Smear
Edgeworth
1826
Smear
Parochial Abstracts, in, JACAS, iml. 2, uimh. 11 Leathanach: 88, 89
1836
Smear
BS:AL
1836
Smeare
DS:AL
1836
Smeur, “Blackberry”
OD:AL
1836
Sméur
pl:AL
1836
pronounced Smair
pron.:AL
1836
Smear
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1836
Smear
HCER:AL
1836
Smeare
Inq. J I:AL
1908
Smeare, Sméar, “blackberry”
MacGivney Leathanach: 204
2007
smeːr
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