townland
An Cairthe
genitive: an Chairthe
non-validated name
(Irish)
Carha
(English)

Glossary

English quarterland

Centrepoint

54.1467, -9.04518 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1410c
Baile cairthi in chuile, mar ata, ceathraimi in Chairthi fein, ך ceathraimi Aingilin, ך ceathraimi na gcloch, ך ceatraimi cilli brigdi, oir i si cuid ronna sleachta Aodha Ruaidh, mic Donnchaidh Oig, in baile sin
Lec. Leathanach: 76a, v.b, 36-8 [Uí Fhiachrach 420]
1617
Carrowancarha, qr of
CPR Leathanach: 347a
1617
Carowancarhae
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.167
1661
Carrownecara 1 Quarter
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 155
1710c
Carrowencarragh 1 qr
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 35a
1710c
Carrowincarra 1 qr
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 46b
1737
Corha and Clunty, 2 qrs called
CGn. Imleabhar: 88.154.62033
1787
Carroincarragh
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.69, 41
1787
Carrowincarra 1 qr
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.69, 54
1830
Corha
Bald
1834
Carra... Carrow
TAB Leathanach: §35
1838
Corha
BS:AL Leathanach: ME087,23
1838
Carrownacarrow
Co. Bk.:AL Leathanach: ME087,23
1838
Carra
Mullanny, Rev. T. :AL Leathanach: ME087,23
1838
Carra
O' Dowda, T. :AL Leathanach: ME087,23
1838
Corha
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME087,23
1838
Carra
TAB Leathanach: ME087,23
1838
Carrownecarra
S&V:AL Leathanach: ME087,23
1838
Corha
[Engraved Map]
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME087,23
1838
Na cartha, 'the rocks'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME087,23
1838
Na cartha
pl:AL Leathanach: ME087,23
1838
in chairthi féin, 'the rock itself'
Lec.:AL Leathanach: ME087,23
1838
Carha
OD:AL Leathanach: ME087,23
1838
[Carha]
"…one fort…"
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME087,23

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