BROWSE
townland
Ruibh Fhorraigh
genitive: Ruibh Fhorraigh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Rivory
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    headland of (the) fodder?
    Tá bríonna éagsúla leis an ainmfhocal (firinscneach) forrach. Is dócha gur foirm den fhocal (< rubha), 'rinn, leithinis' atá sa chéad fhocal

  • English

    headland of (the) fodder?
    The masculine noun forrach has several meanings. The first word is probably a form of the word (< rubha), 'headland, peninsula'

Centrepoint

54.0507, -7.42818latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1835
Rivoragh
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca062,81
1835
Rivoragh
Printed List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca062,81
1835
Ri[w]ory
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ca062,81
1835
Rivoragh
Clarke Map 1811:AL Leathanach: Ca062,81
1835
Rivory
pl:AL Leathanach: Ca062,81
1835
Rye-[.]vory
pl:AL Leathanach: Ca062,81
1835
Ri[w]ary
Waring, J.:AL Leathanach: Ca062,81
1835
Rivorra
Commonwealth Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca062,81
1835
Rivoragh
BM:AL Leathanach: Ca062,81
1835
Rivory
Waring, J.:AL Leathanach: Ca062,81
1835
Réidh mhóire, 'More's mountain plain'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca062,81
1835
Ryvory
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca062,81
1835
Rivory
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: Ca062,81

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