townland
An Chloch Ghearr Íochtarach
genitive: na Cloiche Giorra Íochtaraí
validated name
(Irish)
Shortstone West
(English)

Glossary

cloch, cloich
English stone, stone building
gearr, giorra
English short

Centrepoint

54.0423, -6.51623 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1777
West Short Stone
TS
1836
West Shortstone
AL
1836
a chloch ghear iochtrach
pl:AL
1836
cloch ghearr, short stone
OD:AL

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