townland
An Ros
genitive: an Rois
validated name
(Irish)
Ross
(English)

Glossary

ros
English (wooded) height; wood; promontory

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

53.1303, -7.91468 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1837
Ross
BM:AL
1837
Rossgore
= (Roscore ní hionann agus Ross : 30,35)
Bog Rep. 1810: AL
1837
Ross
BS:AL
1837
Ross
CM:AL
1837
Rosse
Eglish Map:AL
1837
Ross
Murtagh, Rev.:AL
1837
Ros,a wood
OD:AL

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