townland
Ráth Eachainn
genitive: Ráth Eachainn
non-validated name
(Irish)
Rahaghan
(English)

Glossary

ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ring-fort of Eachann
    Eachann (< Eachdhonn) — ainm pearsanta

  • English

    the ring-fort of Eachann
    Eachann (< Eachdhonn) — personal name

Centrepoint

54.0901, -7.51146latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1650
Bahaha
Inq. Ult. Uimhir: 16 Car. I
1657
Rahaha
Inq. Ult. Uimhir: 14 Car. II
1709
Raghhagon
Carvaghs
1836
Raghhagon
Printed List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca021,19
1836
Rahahon
Return (Jurors):AL (Ca) Leathanach: Ca021,19
1836
Rahaghan
Commonwealth Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca021,19
1836
Rath Eochadhain, 'little Eochaid's rath or fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca021,19
1836
Rath Eochaidhin
"Munitio Eochadani" [dúch]; "hathan" [pl];
dúch (scriosta):AL Leathanach: Ca021,19
1836
Rahaghan
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca021,19
1836
Rahaghan
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca021,19
1836
Rahahon
Cess Bk:AL Leathanach: Ca021,19
1836
Rahahan
TAB Leathanach: Ca021,19
1836
Creaghbrahan
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca021,19

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