townland
An Tuar Ard
genitive: an Tuair Aird
(Irish)
Toorard
(English)

Glossary

English height; high
English paddock, (cultivated) field, pasture

Centrepoint

54.2132, -8.67877latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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1828
Towrard
TAB
1836
Towrard
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl013,34
1836
[Toorard] ‘No bog’ [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Tuarmore
DS:AL
1836
Tuar Ard“high tower” [dúch scriosta]
dúch:AL
1836
Tourard
Hay, J. :AL (Sl)
1836
Towrard
Mitchael, T.:AL (Sl)
1836
Toorard
OD:AL
1836
Túar Árd“high bleach or green field”
OD:AL
1836
Túr Árd“a rocky place”
pl:AL
1836
Towrard
Stack, R.:AL (Sl)

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