townland
Conachán
genitive: Chonacháin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Noghan
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    Ní léir brí. Ó Conachadh, 'hound plain', + -án, b'fhéidir

  • English

    Meaning unclear. Perhaps from Conachadh, 'hound plain', + -án

Centrepoint

54.1091, -7.44473latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1609
Conighiry
sic, leg. Conighin
MEC
1611
Conachin al'<br/>Knockakine
Inq. Ult. Uimhir: 26 Car. I
1615
Conochin
Inq. Ult. Uimhir: 26 Car. I
1624
Conoghin
Inq. Ult. Uimhir: 11 Car. I
1640
Connochin al'<br/>Connakin al'<br/>Knockalin
Inq. Ult. Uimhir: 67 Car. I
1641
Knoghane
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 50
1660c
Knocken
BSD
1709
Knoghan
Carvaghs
1836
Knockin
Cess Bk:AL Leathanach: Ca021,11
1836
Naughan
TAB Leathanach: Ca021,11
1836
Knockan
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca021,11
1836
Knoghin
Commonwealth Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca021,11
1836
Noghan
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca021,11
1836
Noghan
"Kno" [pl scriosta]
pl:AL Leathanach: Ca021,11
1836
Knockan
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca021,11
1836
Noghan
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: Ca021,11
1836
Knaghan
Lanesborough Survey 1705: Leathanach: Ca021,11
1836
Knoghan
Printed List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca021,11
1836
Knockin
Return (HCons.):AL Leathanach: Ca021,11
1836
Cnocan
dúch (scriosta):AL Leathanach: Ca021,11
1836
? An Uamachan, 'the small cave'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca021,11

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