townland
Cúige an Liagáin
genitive: Chúige an Liagáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Quignalegan
(English)

Glossary

lia, liag
English stone, pillar-stone

Centrepoint

54.1331, -9.10618 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1661c
Coogewlegan
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 164
1666
Cogewlegane
ASE Leathanach: 80
1666
Cagycarrane and Cugulegane 2 qrs
ASE Leathanach: 114
1667
Quigilegan 1 qr
ASE Leathanach: 162
1833c
Quignalegan
TAB Leathanach: 26/15
1836
Quigganleggan
Larkin Map:AL Leathanach: K050,1,27
1836
Quigganleggan
Craig:AL Leathanach: K050,1,27
1836
Quignalegan
Groves:AL Leathanach: K050,1,27
1836
Quignalegan
Ormsby, W.:AL Leathanach: K050,1,27
1836
Coogewlegan
DS:AL Leathanach: K050,1,27
1836
Cúig na líagain, 'fifth of the standing stone'
OD:AL Leathanach: K050,1,27
1836
Quignalegan
"recte Cooig-" [OD Nóta];
OD:AL Leathanach: K050,1,27
1836
Cuig an liagáin
pl:AL Leathanach: K050,1,27
1836
Quignalegan
BS:AL Leathanach: K050,1,27

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