townland
Cuilceach
genitive: Chuilcí
non-validated name
(Irish)
Cuilcagh
(English)

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

53.8473, -7.02828latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1664
Culkeagh
HMR (Ca)
1715
Quilkagh
List of Priests
1718
Quillragh
Hayden-Sheridan
CGn. Leathanach: 36.270.22253
1836
Cuilcagh
"This is the same name as Cuilcagh mount. and still there is no authority of a C. I had recommended Q. for the name of the mountain also. See name book" [OD Nóta]; "The famous family of the Sherridans visited by Dane Swift lived here." [OD Nóta];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca053,37
1836
Cuilceach, 'chalky'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca053,37
1836
Quilkagh
dúch:AL Leathanach: Ca053,37
1836
Cuilceach
pl:AL Leathanach: Ca053,37
1836
Quilka
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca053,37
1836
Quilka
BM:AL Leathanach: Ca053,37
1836
Quilka and Droma
Carvaghs, Book of:AL Leathanach: Ca053,37
1836
Quilca
Irwin, J.:AL Leathanach: Ca053,37
1836
Quilca
Local:AL Leathanach: Ca053,37
1836
Quilka
Church Cess Bk.:AL Leathanach: Ca053,37
1836
Quilkagh
Commonwealth Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca053,37
1836
Colkagh
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Ca053,37
1836
Quilca
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca053,37
2011
ˈkʷilkə
Áit.
2011
ˈkwilkə
Áit.
2011
ˈkʷilt′ɪ
is cosúla le /t/ ná /k/. "...is on over Cross country" .i. Crossreagh/-bane.
Áit. Cainteoir: 3, Uimhir : T01
2011
ˈkwilʧə
"... Q-U-I-... there's a lake there."
Áit. Cainteoir: 4, Uimhir : T01

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