townland
Rualach
genitive: Rualaigh
validated name
(Irish)
Roolagh
(English)

Centrepoint

52.8021, -8.4297 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

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Nóta
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Nóta
1754
Roolagh
CGn. Leathanach: 169.249.113581
1765
Ruologh
CGn. Leathanach: 244.73.156409
1777
Ruolagh
CGn. Leathanach: 311.392.211236
1840
Roolagh
BS:AL
1840
Roughlough
GJP:AL
1840
Rualach, `red lough', or it might be from ruadh 'red' & lathach 'a quagmire'
OD:AL
1989
ˈru:lə
Áit.

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