townland, monument
Oireadh
genitive: Oiridh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Errew
(English)

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54.0524, -9.28283latitude, longitude
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Historical references

830c
Airid, Tigernach
Mart. Tall. Leathanach: 31, Apr. 8
1170c
Airid (Locha Con), Tigernan ard
FGorm. Leathanach: 72, Apr. 8
1172
airidh locha con), Giollu aedha ua muidhin (do muintir
ARÉ Leathanach: iii 2
1198
Oruidlachachon
Pont. Hib. Leathanach: I, 104
1307c
Crith
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 217
1350c
Oiridh án, Ticc Tigernan
ZCP Leathanach: 10, 26 §21] [ ]
1404
ndArem Locha Con, i
AConn. Leathanach: 388 §2
1404
nAiremh Locha Con, i
ALC Leathanach: ii 106
1404
Airigh locha con, in
ARÉ Leathanach: iv 778
1410c
airig locha con, tighernan
Lec. Leathanach: 70a v.a, 14
1413
Aridh Locha Con, tempull
AConn. Leathanach: 416 §3
1413
airigh locha con, hi tteampall
ARÉ Leathanach: iv 812
1413
Oirigh, do Thigernan
AU I Leathanach: iii 64
1447
Oreablochacon alias Oreab, [prebend of]
CPL Leathanach: x 289
1455c
Horiub, [the prebend called]
CPL Leathanach: xi 260
1455c
Horrub, [prebendary of]
CPL Leathanach: xi 247
1469
Oyrcablochacon
CPL Leathanach: xii 747
1471
Oycaiblochacon, [perpetual vicarage of]
CPL Leathanach: xiii 299
1536
oiridh, go tearmann tighearnain
ARÉ Leathanach: v 1426
1600c
Ab. erru
Conn. Map
1606
Eyry, the late abbey of
CPR Leathanach: 82
1617
Erew
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.159
1623
nup dissolut abbathia de Errowe.. Killmurrey... Ballynabraher
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.109
1624
Errowe, abbia de
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.117
1630c
Airidh Locha Con, Tighernán
FNÉ Leathanach: 98, Apr. 10
1633
[Errew]
Barrett’s Visitation (Knox)
1635
dissolved abbey of Errew... and 2 qrs of land thereunto belonging viz. 1 qr of Killmurry and 1 qr of Ballynemraher
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 252
1650c
Oireamh Locha Con, O Floinn in
LGen. Leathanach: i 618 §273.20
1650c
Oiridh Locha Con, Tighearnan
LGen. Leathanach: i 568 §248.12
1650c
Oiridh, Tighearnán
LGen. Leathanach: i 594 §262.2
1657c
Killeluke, Erew
DS Leathanach: 216
1657c
Killelake, Erew
DS (Terr.) Leathanach: 208
1661
Erriffe 4 Qrs. (vizt.) Erriffe 2 Qrs. ... Cabragh 1 Qr.... Killineagh 1 Qr.
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 177
1685
Erew
Hib. Del.
1710c
Errow 2 qrs
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 24b
1735
Errow als Erriffe
CGn. Imleabhar: 78.488.57267
1745
Errew orw. Erriffe, 2 qrs... of
CGn. Imleabhar: 119.231.82356
1750
Errow als Erriff
CGn. Imleabhar: 139.372.94570
1786
Erew
Mon. Hib. Leathanach: 502
1787
Errow 2 qrs
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.69, 26
1811
Errew Abbey
Arrowsmith
1830
Errue
Bald
1833c
Errew
TAB Leathanach: 13
1838
Erew
DS:AL Leathanach: ME051,3
1838
Erew
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: ME051,3
1838
Oireamh, 'signifies arable land'
"Oireamh Locha Con, 'the celebrated church of St. Tiernaun'." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: ME051,3
1838
Errew
OD:AL Leathanach: ME051,3
1838
Errue
CM:AL Leathanach: ME051,3
1838
Erriv
BS:AL Leathanach: ME051,3
1838
Erriff
Cess Bk:AL Leathanach: ME051,3
1838
Erriffe
Bar. List 1769:AL Leathanach: ME051,3
1838
Erriffe
HCSV:AL Leathanach: ME051,3
1838
[Errew]
"…the ruins of Erraiv Abbey…'Cragh Islands'…'Island beg,' 'Illaan shaan' or 'Chain island'."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME051,3

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