townland
Ard Naoscan
genitive: Ard Naoscan
(Irish)
Ardneeskan
(English)

Glossary

English height; high

Centrepoint

54.1397, -8.42651latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Ardneeskan in Tirerril, Sligo; Ard-naosgan [-neesgan], height of the naosgans or snipes.
Joyce Leathanach: 46, Imleabhar: III
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
749
Iomairecc Aird Naescan
ARÉ Leathanach: i, 352 (Corpas)
754
Bellum Airdd Naoiscan inter nepotes Briuin 7 genus Coirpri
AU I Alt: 754.7.
1633–6
Ardneskin
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 151
1660c
Ardniskin
BSD Leathanach: 110
1685c
Ardniskan
Hib. Del.
1724
Ardniskan
CGn. Leathanach: 46.334.28839
1758
Ardniskin
CGn. Leathanach: 192.463.12856
1824
Snipehill
TAB
1836
[Ardneeskan]
"there are two ancient forts in the E. side of townland" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Sl029,4
1836
Ardneasky
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl029,4
1836
Ardniskan
Cooper Map:AL Leathanach: Sl029,4
1836
Ard Naoscan
"snipe" [pl];
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl029,4
1836
Ardneeskan
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl029,4
1836
Ard Naoscan, 'hill of the snipes'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl029,4
1938
Árd Naoscan
Elphin PN

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