townland
Cora Fearnacháin
genitive: Chora Fearnacháin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Carrowfarnaghan
(English)

Glossary

cora, coraidh, corann
English weir, stone-fence, ford

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    weir of (the) place of alder-trees
    Féach go bhfuil cora taispeánta ar an abhainn anseo ar léarscáil na Suirbhéireachta Ordanáis ('Weir', léarscáil sé orlaigh, Bileog 10)

  • English

    weir of (the) place of alder-trees
    Note that the Ordnance Survey map shows a weir on the river here ('Weir', six-inch series, Sheet 10)

Centrepoint

54.1097, -7.507latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1670
Carfarnegoe
ASE Leathanach: 223
1836
Carrowfarnaghan
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca019,53
1836
Ceathramhadh fearnacháin, 'quarter of the alder trees'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca019,53
1836
Carrafarnaghan
pl:AL Leathanach: Ca019,53
1836
Coraghfarnaghan
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca019,53
1836
Carrowfarnahon
Cess Bk:AL Leathanach: Ca019,53
1836
Corifarnihan
"Trinity College Bachelor" [dúch]; "No Tithe Composition Book?" [dúch];
TAB Leathanach: Ca019,53
1836
Corra fearnachain
dúch (scriosta):AL Leathanach: Ca019,53

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