townland
Ráth Ruáin
genitive: Ráth Ruáin
(Irish)
Rathrowan
(English)

Glossary

ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.888, -9.0915latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1617
lands of Bochoalla [vizt]... 3 parts of Rathrowan qr...
CPR Leathanach: 347a
1617
Gillaspicke roe McDonell of Rathrowan... ¼ part of the qrs of Rathrowan, Fertagh and Altbane
CPR Leathanach: 347b
1617
Rathrowan
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.169, 177
1635
Rathruane, qr of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §182
1661
Roearowaner Quarter [sic]
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 157
1685
Rearwan
Hib. Del.
1725
Rathroane
CGn. Imleabhar: 44.342.29681
1726
Rathroane
CGn. Imleabhar: 48.366.31876
1830
Rathruane
Bald
1834
Rathruane
TAB Leathanach: §43
1838
Rathrowane
O'Rorke, Rev. J. :AL Leathanach: ME035,39
1838
Rathrowane
Cook, Rev. P.:AL Leathanach: ME035,39
1838
Rathruaan
Bald Bar. Map:AL Leathanach: ME035,39
1838
Rathruane
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME035,39
1838
Rathrouaun
BS:AL Leathanach: ME035,39
1838
Rowrowane
S&V:AL Leathanach: ME035,39
1838
Rathruane
[Barony Gallen];
TAB Leathanach: ME035,39
1838
Raverone
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: ME035,39
1838
Rathruoyne
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: ME035,39
1838
Rath Ruadhain or Rath Ruain, 'Rowan's fort'
"a family name" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach: ME035,39
1838
Radubhan?
dúch:AL Leathanach: ME035,39
1838
Rath Rúain:
pl:AL Leathanach: ME035,39
1838
Rathrowan
"Rowan is also made Rewan, as a family name" [OC Nóta]; "Compare" [OD Nóta];
OC:AL Leathanach: ME035,39
1838
Rathroyne
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: ME035,39

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