townland
An Carnán
genitive: an Charnáin
(Irish)
Carnan
(English)

Centrepoint

53.6593, -7.63361 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1612
Cornan
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1629
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Cotton Map
c.1660
Carnane
BSD Leathanach: 156
1813
Carnan
Edgeworth
1836
Carnan
BS:AL
1836
Carnon
Murray, Rev.:AL
1836
Carnán, “diminutive of carn, a monumental heap of stones”
OD:AL
1836
...3 Danish forts...
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Carnon
Featherstone, Sir G.:AL
1908
Carnán, “a monumental heap of stones”
MacGivney Leathanach: 56
2008
karnən
Áit.

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