townland
Corr Chaorthainn
genitive: Chorr Chaorthainn
validated name
(Irish)
Corkeeran
(English)

Glossary

English round hill, pointed hill, hollow; pointed, conspicuous, odd

Centrepoint

54.1035, -6.94825 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1655
Corkeeran
DS
1659
Corywrann, Corkeerin
Cen. Leathanach: 158, 159
1660c
Corkeren
BSD (Mu) Leathanach: 107
1664
Corkeeran
HMR (Mu) Leathanach: 309
1724
Corkearin
CGn. Leathanach: 40.520.27212
1793
Corkeerin
McCrea Map
1835
Corkeerin
BS:AL
1835
Cur-keerin
pron.:AL
1835
cor caorthainn, hill of the rowan trees or wild mountain ash
OD:AL

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