townland
Cluain Gamhnach (Burke)
genitive: Chluain Gamhnach
non-validated name
(Irish)
Cloongawnagh (Burke)
(English)

Glossary

cluain, cluaine
English meadow, pasture

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the pasture of the strippers
    Gamhnach -- bó gan gamhain a thálann bainne.

  • English

    the pasture of the strippers
    Gamhnach -- a cow not in calf that yields milk.

Centrepoint

53.8216, -8.73495latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1625
Cloongawnegh
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: III.315
1629
Cloonegawnegh
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: III.363
1635
Clownegawnagh and Kilbragan... 2 small qrs
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 8
1661
Clownegawnagh 4 Qrs. (vizt) Clownegawnagh 1 qr., Killbragane 1 qr., Beagh als Behy & Crossard 2 qrs.
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 86
1685
Clongarowagh [sic]
Hib. Del.
1710c
Cloongawnagh 1 qr
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 168a
1800
Cloonegownagh... Cloongoonagh
CGn. Imleabhar: 528.493.347509
1805c
Cloongoonagh
Dillon Leaseholders
1830
Cloongoonagh
Bald
1833
Cloongoonagh, Old Town
TAB Leathanach: 70
1838
Cloongoonagh
OC:AL Leathanach: ME013,23
1838
Cluain gamhnach
pl:AL Leathanach: ME013,23
1838
Cluain gumhnach, 'lawn or meadow of the strippers'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME013,23
1838
Cloongoonagh Burke
BS:AL Leathanach: ME013,23
1838
Cloongownagh
Bald Bar. Map:AL Leathanach: ME013,23
1838
Cloongoonagh
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME013,23
1838
Cloongawnagh
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: ME013,23
1838
Cloongawnagh
OD:AL Leathanach: ME013,23

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