townland
Corr an Charnáin
genitive: Chorr an Charnáin
validated name
(Irish)
Carrickcarnan
(English)

Glossary

English round hill, pointed hill, hollow; pointed, conspicuous, odd

Explanatory note

  • English

    the round hill of the small cairn

Centrepoint

54.1067, -6.3628 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1628
Corcarnane
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 14
1659
Corcarnan
Cen. Leathanach: 467
1685 ?
"Waterfort" [ag an droichead Flurrybridge]
Hib. Del.
1721
Carcarnan
19675
CGn. Leathanach: 31.422
1721
Carcarnan
CGn. Leathanach: 31.480.
1729
Carcarnan
CGn. Leathanach: 63.177.431
1731
Carkaran
COD Leathanach: 71.5.48301
1734
Carcarnan
CGn. Leathanach: 80.312.559
1735
Carcarnan
CGn. Leathanach: 78.500.573
1836
Carrickcarnon
AL
1836
carr' an chárnáin, rock of the cairn
ON:AL
1836
car a charnain (pron.)
pl:AL
1836
cárr in this part of Ireland denotes "a rock"
OD:AL

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