townland
An Ráth Mór
genitive: an Rátha Mhóir
(Irish)
Rathmore
(English)

Glossary

English great, big
ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

53.8531, -7.62034latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1610
Rathmore
CPR Leathanach: 162a
1611
Rathmore
CPR Leathanach: 213a
1612
Rathmore
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1629
Ramore
Cotton Map
1659
Rathmore
Cen.
c.1660
Ramore
BSD Leathanach: 161 / 166
1813
Rathmore
Edgeworth
1826
Rathmore
Parochial Abstracts, in, JACAS, iml. 2, uimh. 11 Leathanach: 88, 89
1836
Rathmore
BS:AL
1836
Rahmore
HCER:AL
1836
Rath mór, “great fort”
OD:AL
1836
...nearly 1 mile W of E Boundary...is a fort...
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Rathmore
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1836
Rathmore
Inq. J I:AL
1908
Ráth Mhór, “large fort”
MacGivney Leathanach: 196
2007
ratˈmoːr
Áit.

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