townland
Cúil Chorra
genitive: Chúil Chorra
validated name
(Irish)
Coolcor
(English)

Glossary

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

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    corner, nook of (the) hollow, hump, round hill, heron; the corner, nook of Corr
    Tá bríonna éagsúla le corr; b'fhéidir gurb é an t-ainm pearsanta Corr atá anseo

  • English

    corner, nook of (the) hollow, hump, round hill, heron; the corner, nook of Corr
    The word corr has several meanings; Corr is also a personal name

Centrepoint

53.3633, -7.21567latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

652
Cuile Corre (gin.)?
AU Alt: 652.2
1302-1306
Cultor
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 247
1412
Cuilcorra
CPL Leathanach: VI 257
1443
Culcoiro
CPL Leathanach: IX 399
1443
de Culcorro
CPL Leathanach: IX 330
1466
Culcorra
CPL Leathanach: XII 527
1476
Culcoora
CPL Leathanach: XII 569
1550
Collecor
chapel of
F Leathanach: 535
1550
Coulecore
Offaly Survey
1550
Cowlcore
Offaly Survey
1550
Cowlecorr
Offaly Survey
1551
Cowlecore
F Leathanach: 687
1551
Culcorre
F Leathanach: 793
1552
Coolcor
F Leathanach: 934
1554
Colcor
F Leathanach: 63
1558c
Kilcorne
P.R.O.L. Leathanach: 63/7
c1560
Kilcor
(ex Map of Leax? and Ophaly)
LSO (UF) Leathanach: I, 50/138
1563c
Kilcor
Cotton Map
1569
Cowlecur
F Leathanach: 1372
1623
Kilcorr al' Colcorr
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 15 J I
1635
Killcourt al' Coolecourt
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 29 C I
1659
Coolcorr
Cen. Leathanach: 440
1660c
Coolecorre
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 8
1837
Coolcor
Bog Rep. 1810: AL
1837
Coolcor
BS:AL
1837
Coolcor
CM:AL
1837
Coolcor
Lease (Dames):AL
1837
Cuil Corr smooth corner or angle
OD:AL
1837
Coolcor
Wakely Map:AL

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