townland
Ráth Draighneach
genitive: Ráth Draighneach
non-validated name
(Irish)
Rathdrinagh
(English)

Glossary

ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Centrepoint

53.6622, -6.51399 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1540-1
Radrenoghe
Balragan near Donnore (Dardys, gent) Monamore (Walt Dowdall)
Ir. Mon. Poss.
1541
Radronoghe
Lease to Laurence Townley, of Dublin, gent. ; of the site of the abbey of the B.V.M., of Mellifunt, county Louth … Oldbrige, Shepehouse, Rathmolane, Stalinge, Donore, Doo, Glashalyn, Grangeithe, Crewodd, Balranny, Kardoragh, Ranyskyn alias Monknewton, Newgrange, Ballyfadoke, Knoythe, Kelliston, Cracamothan, Rosynry, Gilton, Dromynhaull, Radronoghe, Cullyn, and Starenaghe, and a fishery of the Boyne, with the weirs of Stalinge, Brows, Monckenwerr, and Oldbrigge, county Meath. FHen. 254
F
1566
Radrenaghe
Edward Moore of Mellefont … <br> the lands, customs and tithesof Oldbridge,a salmon weir on the Boyne … customs and tithes of Shepehowse, Ramollan …Stalinge … Doo, Glassehallyn, Graungegithe, Crewood, Ballranny, Kardraghe, Ranysken alias Monckenewton, Newgraunge, with Browusweir and the fishing of the Boyne there and Borowismill, Ballyfadock, Knoyth, Kellyston, Cracomothan, Rossynry,with Mooncketon salmon weir, a deep pool, ; and a mill on the Boyne, Gylton, Dromenhalle, Radrenaghe, Cullyn, and Starenaghe, county Meath, F 889
F
1836
Rathdrina
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí012,42
1836
Rathdrino; Rathdrina
CM:AL Leathanach: Mí012,42
1836
Raddrinagh
GJRates (Old Docket): AL Leathanach: Mí012,42
1836
Rath draoigheanach, 'rath of the sloe bushes, or black thorns'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí012,42
1836
Rath draoigheanach, 'rath of the sloe bushes, or black thorns'
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí012,42
1836
Rathdrinagh
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí012,42
1836
Raddrinagh
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí012,42

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