townland
An Chluasach Mhór
genitive: na Cluasaí Móire
validated name
(Irish)
Clossagh More
(English)

Glossary

English great, big

Centrepoint

54.0993, -7.01699latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1655
Cloosagh
DS
1659
Clossagh
Cen. Leathanach: 158
1660c
Cloosagh
BSD (Mu) Leathanach: 106
1667
Closagh
ASE Leathanach: 159
1738
Closagh alias Cloosagh alias Clowsagh alias Clossagh
CGn. Leathanach: 89.505.64345
1754
Cloasagh otherwise Clowsagh
CGn. Leathanach: 385.207.254979
1793
Clossagh
McCrea Map
1835
Cluasach is certainly the local name
OD:AL
1835
Closhagh Beg, More
BS:AL
1835
cluasach, having ears
OD:AL

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