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Caiseal Ruaín
genitive: Chaiseal Ruaín
non-validated name
(Irish)
Castleroyan
(English)
Glossary
caiseal stone ring-fort
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    the stone fort of Ruaín
    Ní léir brí Ruaín. Tá sé le fáil i logainmneacha eile sa chontae seo (m.sh. Ráth Ruaín) agus i gcontae na Gaillimhe (Gort Uí Ruaín, Cathair Ruaín) agus an chuma air gur ainm pearsanta -- nó an sloinne a bhaineann leis -- atá ann

  • English

    the stone fort of Ruaín
    The meaning of Ruaín is unclear. It is found in placenames elsewhere in this county (Ráth Ruaín / Rathroeen) and in county Galway (Gort Uí Ruaín / Gortyroyan, Cathair Ruaín / Caherroyn) apparently in the form of a personal name or a derived surname

Irish Grid

M 37705 92673

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