townland
Currach an Bhuíocháin
genitive: Churrach an Bhuíocháin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Curraghabweehan
(English)

Glossary

English marsh

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the marsh of the yellow feature
    Tá bríonna éagsúla le buíochán

  • English

    the marsh of the yellow feature
    The word buíochán has several meanings

Centrepoint

54.1512, -7.73311latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1821
Curraghboghan
Ellis to Montgomery
CGn. Leathanach: 760.270.516205
1836
Curraghabweehan
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca058,20
1836
[Curraghabweehan]
"The soil is of a clayey nature...The townland is bounded on the N. side by a large stream" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ca058,20
1836
Curraghabehan
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca058,20
1836
Curraghabweehan
["Corrected list of BS"];
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca058,20
1836
Curraghbuhan
Co. List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca058,20
1836
Curraghboghan
DS:AL Leathanach: Ca058,20
1836
Curraghabeghan
Commonwealth Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca058,20
1836
Currach a buidheachain, 'moor of the yellow water'
"Buidhechan is applied to well, resorted to for the cure of the yellow jaundice" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca058,20

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