townland
Coill na gCléireach
genitive: Choill na gCléireach
(Irish)
Cuilnagleragh
(English)

Glossary

coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood

Centrepoint

54.054, -8.27145 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Cuilnagleragh
Cuilnagleragh in Sligo; Coill-na-gcleireach [-gleragh], wood of the clergy: indicating church property.
Joyce Leathanach: 280, Imleabhar: III
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
1819
Carrogeeragligh?
Larkin (Sl)
1836
Culnagleragh
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl035,23
1836
Cuilnagleragh
dúch dearg:AL Leathanach: Sl035,23
1836
Coill na gcleireach
"Coill na gcleireach is the general name" [pl]
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl035,23
1836
Coill na g-cléireach, 'wood of the clergy'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl035,23
1836
Cor na gcléireach
"this is a Giolla ra neamh liom" [pl]
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl035,23
1836
[Cuilnagleragh]
"There are two forts on the east side of the townland" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Sl035,23
1937-38
Clarkwood
BNS Imleabhar: 181, Leathanach: 366
1938
Coill na gCléireach
Elphin PN
2010
[kulnə 'gle:rə]
Áit.

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