townland
Ráth Nístin
genitive: Ráth Nístin
validated name
(Irish)
Rathneestin
(English)

Glossary

ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Centrepoint

53.927, -6.57053 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1301
Nyslenesrath
Plea Roll 1301 (Lú) Leathanach: 54:45
1540
Nysnyrath
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 232
1560
Nyslerath
F Leathanach: 283
1590
Nyselyrath
F Leathanach: 5416
1594
Nyselyrath
F Leathanach: 5867
1609
Nyselrath, Nisleragh
CPR Leathanach: 7
1635
Nizelrath
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 26
1655
Mislerath
DS
1655
Nizlerath
CS I Leathanach: 110
1658
Nislerath
Inq. LP Leathanach: 30
1659
Nislrath
Cen. Leathanach: 472
1660c
Misle Rath
BSD Leathanach: 263
1664
Nisley Rath
HMR (Lú) Leathanach: 184
1668
Nisslerath
ASE Leathanach: 170
1683
Misetrath
Hib. Del.
1836
Rathniestown
AL
1836
rath nístin
pl:AL
1836
rath nístin
OK & OC:AL
1836
toigh mor rath nístin
pl:AL
1836
toigh mor rath nístin
OK & OC:AL
1836
neestin's rath or fort
the rath of Nístin Nístin - sloinne, is d¾cha. Féach Ric. Nyslene ~CJR II 244, A.D. 1306; Nieslene ibid. 490, A.D. 1306
OD:AL

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