townland
Cnoc an Choirce
genitive: Chnoc an Choirce
(Irish)
Knockahurka
(English)

Glossary

English hill

Centrepoint

54.0499, -8.53451 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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Nóta
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Nóta
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Nóta
1617
Knockechorke
CPR Leathanach: 321a
1633‒6
Knockacorke
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 190
1713
Knockanacker?
CGn. Leathanach: 11.356.4716
1730c
Knockaquorka
CGn. Leathanach: 71.228.50294
1836
Cnoc a chuirce, 'hill of the oats'
["Nuc" os cionn "Cnoc"]; [u+< os cionn an "-u-" i "chuirce"];
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl040,30
1836
Noc a chuirce
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl040,30
1836
[Knockahurka]
"there is a hill near the centre of the townland on which there is a trigonometrical station 281 feet above the level of the sea" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Sl040,30
1836
Knockahurka
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl040,30
1836
Knockahurka
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl040,30
2008
Cnoc an Choirce
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