townland
An Carn Mór
genitive: an Chairn Mhóir
validated name
(Irish)
Carn More
(English)

Glossary

English cairn, pile of rocks
English great, big

Centrepoint

54.0338, -6.41063 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1667
Carne More
ASE Leathanach: 111
1777
Carranmore
TS
1785c
Carranmore
Clanbrassil Leathanach: 47,49
1836
Carranmore
AL
1836
cairn mór
Peasantry:AL
1836
carnan (scriosta) mór, cárn mór, great carn
OD:AL

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