townland
Cluain Arathair
genitive: Chluain Arathair
(Irish)
Cloonaraher
(English)

Glossary

cluain, cluaine
English meadow, pasture

Centrepoint

54.11, -8.7058 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Cloonaraher
Cloonaraher in Sligo; Cluain-a'-reára [-rara], meadow of the blackbirds. N.B. -The usual coloquail word for a blackbird is lón or lóndubh:reára is rare and,I think, is not now understood.
Joyce Leathanach: 223, Imleabhar: III
n/a
Nóta
n/a
Nóta
n/a
Nóta
n/a
Nóta
n/a
Nóta
n/a
Nóta
800c
Dechonen Clúana Arathair ?
Mart. Tall. Leathanach: 36 (FSÁG 5)
1100c
Deoc[h]ain Nenn. gl. Cluana Arathair ?
FGorm. Leathanach: 84 (FSÁG 5)
1633–6
Cloningarer or Clounarahr
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 160
1633–6
Clonraÿer
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 180
1660c
Clongraher [leg. Clonaraher?]
BSD Leathanach: 135
1668
Cloongraher [leg. Clonaraher?]
ASE Leathanach: 151
1715
Clonarragher
CGn. Leathanach: 16.188.7246
1716
Clonarahir
LN Leathanach: MS Map 123 S (19) (O’Hara Papers)
1730c
Cloonaragher
CGn. Leathanach: 43.46.27253
1739
Cloonaraher
CGn. Leathanach: 96.9.66160
1815
Clooneraher
CGn. Leathanach: 693.24.475462
1819
Cloonaraher
Larkin (Sl)
1830c
Clooniraher
TAB
1836
Cloonaragher
BS:AL Leathanach: (Sl001,67)
1836
Cloonaraher
CM:AL
1836
The property of John Armstrong Esqr...Soil part heavy clay & part moory...a small stream...bounds this townland. A cave in this townland
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Clongraher
DS Bar. List:AL
1836
Cloongrahir
DS Map:AL
1836
Cloonaragher
Moystyn, Revd. G.T.:AL
1836
Cloonaraher
OD:AL
1836
Cluain arathair “lawn or plain of the tillage”
OD:AL
1836
Cloonarahir
Old Map 1716:AL
1836
Cloonarrahir
Old Map 1716:AL
1836
Cloonaragh
1836
Clun arachair
pl:AL
1836
“Cluna rea//hair” cluna rear and cluan areahair different 2 townlands” [pl]
pron.:AL
1836
Cloonragher
Rev. Gallagher:AL
2010
[kluːnə ˈrahər]
Áit.

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