townland
Lios Uí Bhreisleáin
genitive: Lios Uí Bhreisleáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Cooperhill
(English)

Glossary

English ring-fort, enclosure
Ó, Uí

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ring-fort of Ó Breisleáin
    Ó Breisleáin — sloinne

  • English

    the ring-fort of Ó Breisleáin
    Ó Breisleáin — surname

Centrepoint

54.1342, -8.41432 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
1617
Lisbreslane
CPR Leathanach: 331b
1633–6
Lishbreslan
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 175
1655–7
Lisbrislan
DS
1659
Lisbrislean
Cen. Leathanach: 605
1660c
Lisbrislane
BSD Leathanach: 111
1670
Lisbrislane
ASE Leathanach: 221
1685c
Lisbrislan
Hib. Del.
1713
Lisbrislane
CGn. Leathanach: 11.356.4716
1720
Lisbrislane
CGn. Leathanach: 27.129.15980
1733
Lisbrislane
Wood-Martin Leathanach: iii, 498
1749
Tanzyfort
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 844
1760
Tanzyfort
LN Leathanach: 21 F 2
1780
Clooneen als. Coopershill
LN Leathanach: 21 F 2
1819
Cooperhill
Larkin (Sl)
1824
Tansyfort & Cloneen, Cooperhill
TAB
1836
[Cooperhill]
"There are two ancient forts in this townland, one in the W. side called Tansey Fort, the other in the E. side called Lisconagh Fort" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Sl029,20
1836
Cooperhill
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl029,20
1836
Cooperhill
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl029,20
1836
Coopershill
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl029,20
1836
Cooperhill
Larkin Map:AL Leathanach: Sl029,20
1836
Cooperhill
["TCB dated 9th Nov 1825"];
TAB Leathanach: Sl029,20
1836
Cooperhill
TAB:AL Leathanach: [‘TCB dated 9th Nov 1825’]
1836
Cooperhill
Larkin (Sl):AL
1938
Lios Brisleáin & Árd an Chumair
Elphin PN

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