An Mhainistir
genitive: na Mainistreach
non-validated name
(Irish)
Abbey
(English)

Glossary

English monastery

Hierarchy

county

barony

Centrepoint

53.1322, -9.07588 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1582
monastery of Corcunrow
Inchiquin Leathanach: 895
1584
de monasterio de Corcunrow
Donatus fil’ Mauritii O'Brien voc’ Donnagh mac Morghe O Brien
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: I, 13
1592
abbey of Corkam Roe
Inchiquin Leathanach: 919
1637
Abbie
Morrogh Junior (O'Brien); Car. I
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: III, 28
1660c
Abbey alias Sheshansheare alias Beahan
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 444
1667
Corcumroe (abby)
ASE Leathanach: 98
1667
Par. Abbey
ASE Leathanach: 98
1685
Abby
Hib. Del.
1699
Abby
Christopher O'Brien, rental
Inchiquin Leathanach: 1541
1702
abbey of Corcomroe
Inchiquin Leathanach: 1263
1740
Abby Behane
Inchiquin Leathanach: 1298
1787
Corcomroe Abbey
Pelham (Cl)
1808
Beagh [abbey]
"…monastery of the third order of Franciscan friars. The abbey of Beagh and the town-land of Abbeybeaghan are mentioned in the records. N.B. There are no traces of this abbey at present."
Stat. Surv. (Cl) Leathanach: 323
1808
Abbey [parish]
Stat. Surv. (Cl) Leathanach: 320

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